Britain is a nation with one foot stuck firmly in the past. You only have to look at this year’s frenzy about Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s wedding to know…

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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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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.…

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In the midst of the Derbyshire Hills lies an extraordinary house built by an extraordinary woman. It was a marvel of its age – a true prodigy house (a large…

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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…

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