The Alices of the Pendle Witch Trials

As a historian, one of my areas of interest is the history witchcraft and the witchcraft trials of the past.…

Reading the Classics: Jane Eyre

The second Brontë novel in my Reading the Classics series is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. A romance yet a…

Does Bigfoot Exist?

Ever since childhood, I have been obsessed with the creature known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch. This is all part of…

British Prime Ministers: 10 Amazing Facts

1. The Longest Serving Prime Minister Widely acknowledged as the first British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole was indeed the longest…

Reading the Classics: And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie’s classic mystery novel And Then There Were None somewhat took over my life last week. The book arrived…

Reading the Classics: Persuasion

The book that has stuck with me the most throughout my Reading the Classics journey has undoubtedly been Jane Austen’s…

The Incredible Origins of Everyday Phrases

I have always been fascinated by the origins of everyday phrases. Here, I’ve decided to explore some of the origins…