Last weekend I was lucky enough to pay a visit to the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. I’m a bit of a fan of the British Royal Family (this is a massive understatement) so to stand in the actual rooms where the Queen has breakfast and opens her Christmas presents was…

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In the second of a series of posts on the top historical accounts to follow on Instagram, I present my favourite accounts to follow for churches, their history and their architecture. Why churches you ask? Well, when I visit somewhere new very often the first stop I make is to…

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This historical blog is a natural evolution of my Instagram account, where I have been sharing my love of history for quite a while now. I live in the middle of nowhere slap bang in the centre of Wales, and am pretty sure I am the only young person (well,…

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When I started this blog, I promised myself I wouldn’t overload it with pictures of all the churches I like to visit. Then I chanced upon St Stephen’s Church, Old Radnor, and immediately broke the promise I made to myself ! But trust me, this church is something really special. History…

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In terms of cultural movements, I am in no doubt that when historians look back at 2018 they will note the sharp rise in female activism. From the Times Up movement to the BBC gender pay row to the iconic #metoo movement, female empowerment is everywhere and gender equality is…

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