6 Must-See Versions of ‘A Christmas Carol’

For many people, like myself, it remains a cherished tradition to watch the A Christmas Carol every year on TV. Here are my picks for 6 Must-See Versions of ‘A Christmas Carol’

Criminals or Celebrities?: Life and Death in a Georgian Prison

What was it like to be a prisoner in Georgian London? At a recent London Historians gathering, I had the opportunity to listen to several papers about English prison life, old and new in, “Crime and Punishment – The Capital in the Clink”.

5 Creepy Victorian Fads

Victorians became enamoured with the occult, mediums, magic, séances and ghosts to name but a few. Here are 5 creepy things that were popular during the Victorian period.

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

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

Georgian Christmas: An Eighteenth Century Celebration

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.

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