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. The last month or so has been one of mixed emotion. Firstly we had a really wonderful spell of hot summer weather. Temperatures up into the late 20s and early 30s centigrade. Of course, other parts of the world frequently experience temperatures such as those, but us Brits are [...]
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 [...]