And the prize for the first ever guest blog post on Hisdoryan goes to the lovely Jess from An Historian About Town! Every once in a while you discover a blogger you just ‘get’ and who seems to be interested in all the same things as you. Jess is one…

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Halloween – possibly my favourite holiday  of the year (excuse the Americanism). I’ve always had a bit of an interest in the otherworldly – in ghosts, witches and the paranormal. My childhood home was an 18th Century farmhouse where things always seemed to go missing and  where you would hear…

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As the nights draw in and winter approaches, we see an explosion of period dramas on TV. Especially on a Sunday evening – am I right? Yes, here’s nothing quite like a cute guy in some breeches to cure the Sunday evening blues. None of us can get out of…

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Recently I had an operation on my arm – an ulnar nerve decompression to be exact (don’t google it like I did – you cannot erase those sorts of images from your mind!). While I was cocooned on my sofa with multiple boxes of chocolates recovering, I quickly became bored…

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I don’t know about you, but over the last few weeks I have definitely noticed a marked increase in the amount of film and TV adverts floating around out there.  Perhaps the studios have realised the vast majority of us have had enough of this summer heat wave already, and are looking forward…

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