Historygram – The Best Instagram Accounts for Welsh History

Lockdown has been a great opportunity to revisit some of the old features on the Hisdoryan blog.Β While reviewing my old Historygram posts, I was shocked to discover I hadn’t written about the great Welsh history Instagram accounts out there. So if you fancy touring historical Wales through the medium of social media during lockdown, follow…

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My April in Review

In an idea blatantly stolen from my fellow history girl History Lizzie, my latest post is My April in Review – a look back at all the ways I have been keeping myself historically entertained over the past month. Personally, April didn’t seem to drag as me as March did. Perhaps its because we had…

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AD – Plymouth Gin – The Oldest Gin Distillery in the UK

Britain is most definitely in the grips of a Gin Craze – but it isn’t our first one! Back in the late 17th Century, the Dutch drink known as genever became incredibly popular when William III expressed a fondness for it (yes, celebrity endorsements were a thing even then!) I recently visited Plymouth with Future…

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AD – Exploring Plymouth’s Mayflower History with Future Inns

On the 16th of September 1620, the Mayflower sailed from Plymouth with 120 passengers. Their destination was America. Little did they know that their journey would go on to become a seminal moment in the history of that nation. 2020 is the 400thΒ anniversary of this historic journey. To celebrate, Future Inns UK kindly invited me…

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10 Period Drama Films to Watch This International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day – a chance to champion women’s rights and celebrate womanhood in general, including those that have gone before. At the same time, with the rise in popularity of Women’s History, 2020 is turning into a strong year for female-led period dramas. So why not spend International Women’s Day taking…

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