I rarely stray far from home these days, but this Wednesday, October 14th, I’m going to be giving a talk at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. An online talk, that is! I’ll be sharing the secret history of cochineal (and its connection with espionage), and Catherine McKinley, author of Indigo (a terrific book!), will be covering the blue side of the spectrum.

The talk is at noon Eastern Time — that’s 5 pm GMT — and it’s free, as long as you register in advance. Grab your lunch — or a cup of tea — and come join us! 

Secret History of History- Color Wars