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Inside North Korea

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Of all the pieces I have written for this site, this is probably the hardest. This is because it’s an ever evolving and ‘unfinished’ piece of history, shrouded by obscurity and suppression; masterminded by control….

The Regency Lady Vs The Modern Day Gal

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Always wondered how a lady of the Regency Era might have spent her day? Fear not, because we have the solution: an itinerary of a Regency woman’s daily toil…yes toil! It was hard going; she didn’t have lunch…

Horrid Historical Hangover Cures

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We’ve all been there. Splitting headaches, hot flushes, shaking nausea and the lack of ability to function as a normal person. All wonderful hallmarks of a stinking hangover! Nowadays, we see out these dark moments…

THE FASCINATING HISTORY OF COSMETIC SURGERY

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The Daily Mail recently ran an article regarding the increasing number of people who were hoping for a surgical gift last Christmas. Reports showed a dramatic 35% increase in requests for cosmetic procedures in New York alone….

Fit For a King: Our Top British 10 Castles

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If you follow us on Twitter, then you will be well aware of our obsession with castles (we even coined #CastleOfTheWeek). Standing as shining symbols of strength, wealth and status; castles were the strongholds that once held the powers of…

London: Off The Beaten Track

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It was my birthday recently, and as I had taken Annabelle on a historical tour of Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick for hers, she decided to take me out for a surprise ‘day of revelry’ in the…

History On Netflix

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I can honestly say I’ve never had so much pleasure from £6.99. For someone who has lived with a broken TV for years Netflix has been my saviour. When i get home from a long day…