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On the Countdown to Christmas with Nordgreen Watches

I love all things Scandinavian – furniture, food, culture. And now jewellery. Nordgreen is a relatively new company based in…

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Paperless Post Invitations

In this electronic age we live in, paper invitations can seem rather archaic. My daughters still sometimes receive paper party…

#Snapstar Dolls – The Perfect Christmas Gift

Apologies for using the dreaded ‘C’ word, but Christmas is just around the corner. If you’re shopping for a Christmas…

Cirque Surreal – Circus at its Best

We had the privilege of attending the opening night of the amazing Cirque Surreal at the Trafford Centre, Manchester last…

Who were the Knights Templars Anyway?

As an undergraduate, I fell in love with the Knights Templars and when I lecture on the topic of the…

How to Survive the Viva

I wrote this article some time ago. It was a piece I had written within weeks of surviving my Viva!…

How Do We Define the Middle Ages?

We know that the Middle Ages or the Medieval Period lasted for around 1,000 years. Although opinions differ, this period…