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20 Medieval Words We Should Bring Back!

Just for fun! I’ve compiled a top 20 list of medieval words we should bring back, just because they’re awesome…

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Beeston Castle – Clash of Knights!

One way in which we have sought to save some pennies this summer is to become English Heritage members. For…

Exploring Manchester Museum

As part of my feature ‘Summer Holidays on a Budget’ this post recounts our visit today to the Manchester Museum.…

Recipe: Manchester Tart

My husband’s all-time favourite cake favourite has got to be Manchester Tart. A slice of this cake takes him back…

How to Survive and Thrive at your first Academic Conference

I first started attending conferences when I first began my PhD back in 2010. Academics attend conferences for a multitude…

Close Encounters: A Visit to Longleat Safari Park

If there is any place in the UK that truly is a family attraction, it is Longleat Safari Park. This…