5 Frightening Reads for Halloween!

Halloween is just around the corner so here are some ghoulish books to get your into the spooky spirit!

What type of nineteenth-century novel should YOU be a heroine in?

Do you love reading 19th-century novels? Or do you wish your life resembled a TV costume drama? This is your chance to discover what kind of novel you would really be a heroine in!

Which Famous 19th Century Writer Would You Have Been?

Ever dreamed of being a writer? Find out which famous 19th century author you have the most in common with!<

Places to See: Dickens Walking Tour (Borough)

This is my review of the Dickens Walking Tour (Borough).

REVIEW: Nelson, Navy, Nation at the National Maritime Museum

A review of the Nelson, Navy, Nation exhibit at the National Maritime Museum.

Things to See in London: Georgians Revealed – Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain

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The Georgians Revealed exhibit currently running at the British Library until March.

Georgian Christmas: An Eighteenth Century Celebration

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During the Georgian period (1714-1820), it was often incorrectly assumed that Christmas wasn’t celebrated with as much gusto as during the Victorian era. Although traditions, foods and celebrations differed, Christmas was actively commemorated during this period.

Sutton House: A Tudor brick home through the centuries

My visit to Sutton House, a Tudor brick home in East London, in Hackney.

Apsley House – Home of the Duke of Wellington

My first solo stop – The Duke of Wellington’s house in London, England. A national treaure.

The Word War – Burke vs Paine and Wollstonecraft

Late 18th century France is a scene of social upheaval, chaos and confusion. The disaster of losing all of their American territories at the end of the Seven Years War, and funnelling coins to back the American War of Independence had bankrupted the nation, leaving a population starving and angry.

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