Cloak and Dagger: From Sword-Fighting Style to Political Commentary

One of history’s most biting remarks

TThe phrase ‘cloak and dagger’ immediately conjurers’ imagery of underhand dealings, particularly between individuals in positions of power. It’s so ubiquitous in language that many of us don’t spare a second thought to how this phrase evolved and spread into our collective cultural…



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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once