In my ignorance we visited Upnor Castle in our “usual mode” of being interested in the building and it’s purpose, but unusually for us, without any research into its history or related events. Because of this a bit of a… Read More ›
Is this how social war begins?
It is difficult to know precisely, or even to imagine with any accuracy, the day to day lives of my farming ancestors in 18th and 19th century England. I have already posted (How a revolution leads to social war)about who… Read More ›
How a “revolution” leads to a social war!
The English county of Kent has been known as The Garden of England for over 400 years and dates back to a dish of Kentish cherries which particularly satisfied King Henry VIII. And, despite a survey in 2006 declaring North… Read More ›
Postcard from England: #7 Dover Castle
England’s greatest fortress protects the realm from the white cliffs.
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