Random History

Curious Cures…

by

From lobotomies to leeching, there have been a multitude of curious medicinal cures throughout history! I’ve listed a few here, but don’t worry, no Paracetamol is required! Got a headache? Why not bind a dead…

What a Way to Die!

by

When we think back on the great figures in history, we remember the struggles they fought; their courage, leadership and great innovative minds… so WHY did so many balls it up and meet their end…

Night at the Museum

by

I’m a Classicist; a lover of all things Greek and Roman. And I’m also a hypocrite. I’ve spent my entire life (well, from the age of about 16 or-so) whining about the British Museum’s hoarding…

Horses Not Courses

by

It’s hard to imagine that the creatures you see galloping gaily around a muddy field once stood only fourteen inches high and weighed twelve pounds. It would probably have been much been easier to mince…