Tag Archives: Historical Event

My Tour of Westminster

As the UK processes the results of last night election results and its consequences it seem an apt time for me to write up my recent trip to Westminster with @Twirlingteacups and @Jew_Lia last month. We went on a guided … Continue reading

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The Martyrdom of St.Thomas Becket

Forget Hell hearth no fury like a woman scorned, instead think Hell hearth no fury like a medieval king scorned when you think of the death of Thomas A Becket. Early Life Born to Norman parents in Cheapside London on … Continue reading

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The Exhibition Of The Year: Life & Death In Pompeii & Herculaneum At The British Museum.

Sorry about the delay between posts it’s been a very hectic couple of weeks. However I am hoping that this post is well worth the wait. There are some holidays that you just do not forget and one of the … Continue reading

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I’m A King Get Me Out Of Here! Richard III Has Been Found!

Today could not go by with out a swift post about the v exciting confirmation that bones found in a Leicestershire council car park are that of the last York and Plantagenet King Richard III.   Those of you who … Continue reading

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A Penny For My Guy Thoughts….

I have always disliked this time of year, particularly November 5th as I have a confession to make, with the exception of the fireworks I saw at Disneyworld – I hate fireworks. I hate them even more as a dog … Continue reading

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Ten facts about HMS Titanic

It will be 100 years ago on Sunday since HMS Titanic the unsinkable ship sank after hitting an Ice burg on her maiden voyage to New York. To mark the occasion I have hunted out 10 facts about the ill-fated … Continue reading

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