Writing history is in the detail

Blue willow china, lemon delicious and floral carpet; history isn’t just about war and famous people in funny costumes. History is in the great aunt’s lounge room that you visited as a child, that time capsule of tin toys and steamed puddings and jewellery that held memories of lost loves and departed siblings.

Read my blog post on writing historical detail on Sophie Masson’s Feathers of the Firebird blog.