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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…

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A Bargain Struck by Liz Harris

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Ok! I’ll admit it; I’ve been stuck in a historical fiction rut. So when this book landed on my doorstep I thought, “right, I’ll have a go at that”. I’m not sure what I expected,…

Tutankhamun: Life after death

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‘Can you see anything?’ ‘Yes… wonderful things.’ Howard Carter’s famously understated words when first looking into the tomb of Tutankhamun marked the beginning of a worldwide fascination with the boy Pharaoh. King Tut is the most…

Historic Hanutings

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Everyone loves a good ghost story, this much is true. They chill you to your core and more often than not, make your hairs stand on end. But what do we love more than a…

Historical Etsy

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Ever been on Etsy? NO! Really? That’s crazy. Etsy brings you the very best handmade and vintage supplies, made by real people! And there is a myriad of historical themed stuff to purchase. Here at the…