For most people October the 31st means one thing – Halloween. However, it would be a bit silly to assume that throughout history nothing else happened on this date. On…

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When I started this blog, I always envisaged using it to share some of the more interesting stories from my family history research. Now, I know everyone’s definition of interesting…

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For such a small country, Wales has certainly punched above its weight in terms of its contribution to one of the most powerful nations of the modern era – you…

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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…

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