Heather Campbell

About me

I am in my mid twenties, working on my Masters degree in History: Ancients and Classics, and currently work for the the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. When I’m not working, I’m probably doing one of the following: reading, cooking/baking, traveling, or hanging out with my husband and our two cats.

I started my blog, The Maiden’s Court, in May 2009 as a creative outlet for my reading and it has completely taken me to new places. I love sharing my reading and the things that I learn and meeting/talking with others who share the same interest.

From my website

Historical Board Game Spotlight: New Bedford

New Bedford, a Game of Historic Whaling & Town BuildingDesigned by Nat LevanPublished by Dice Hate Me Games1-4 Players ... 30-60 min ... Ages 13+Set in the mid-1800s, the historical age of whaling, New Bedford gives 1 to 4 players the chance to build the Massachusetts town of the same…

Historical Spotlight: Nantucket Whaling Museum

To visit Nantucket is really to visit the history of this little island off the coast of Massachusetts (I mean, you could go and not take in the history, but that’s not why we are all here!). One of the things I adamantly wanted to do when we went to…

Movie Review: In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the SeaVillage Roadshow Pictures122 mins.Released: December 11, 2015Rated: PG-13In the Heart of the Sea is a movie production of the book by the same name by Nathaniel Philbrick. I was super excited to see this film as I very much enjoyed the book and there is…

 
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