The following is a guest post. Following on from last week’s post about The Centenary of The Great War. The historian in me makes me want to share this fantastic opportunity to commemorate a fallen soldier from this period.
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The following is a guest post. Whilst we cannot change the past, and let’s be perfectly honest it isn’t going anywhere. What is done, is done to quote my grandmother. I therefore find it ironic that as we head towards the Centenary year of the outbreak of the First World War, “the war to end […]
The following is a guest post. You maybe were asking yourself, if you are across the pond and have absolutely no interest in your heritage currently just what this means.
The following is a guest post. Secrets of the Workhouse is the latest programme produced in“Who Do You Think You Are” Style and brought to UK television screens by ITV.
The following is a guest post. I remember my Grandmother telling me that civilian life during the Second World War was very much a community pulling together, even the in the main towns and cities you helped your neighbours and friends and friends of friends.
The following is a guest post. In 1791, King George III visited the Devon coastal town of Sidmouth. His visit prompted a season or two of popularity and it was considered to the place where one went to recharge the 18th batteries and par takes sea air!
The following is a guest post. Back in March I wrote a post What is Eurovision? Whereby I attempted to explain how this Euro event came to be and the contribution the UK had made to it since its conception.
The following is a guest post. The Mass Observation Project is an archive in the care of the University of Sussex. The Archive was started in 1937 as a way of recording the lives of “ordinary” people within the United Kingdom. The archive continued until the early 1950s, with a few additions during the 1950’s […]
The following is a guest post. Assembly at my senior school often involved the hymn, “To Be a Pilgrim” by John Bunyan, although we always sang the highly modified version by Percy Dearmer from 1906. I thought of that yesterday when I heard on the news that Plymouth