Lynn McDonald

Nursing the enduring myth of Mary Seacole

The black Briton hailed as “the original lady with the lamp” and a medal-winning pioneer of battlefield care was nothing of the sort

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"