Memoirs of a History Blogger III

Welcome to Part III of Memoirs of a History Blogger! In these posts I share what I’ve been up to behind the blog. I like to chat about recent blog posts, podcasts that I’ve been listening to, books I’ve been reading, what’s new in history, and share blogging milestones. Behind the History Blog Over the…

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The Rocks Christmas Markets

On a Friday evening earlier in December I headed out to the Rocks Christmas Markets. The Rocks is a heritage and tourist precinct in between Circular Key and Wynyard in Sydney’s CBD. It is a charming area and I love to wander the jumbled lane ways and admire the historic sandstone and brick buildings. This…

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Songs of Home Highlights II

Recently, the Museum of Sydney held an exhibition called Songs of Home fall about Australian musical traditions. I found that I had so many interesting artefacts and songs to share with you from the exhibition that I split my blog post in two. In Songs of Home I, I explained the premise of the exhibition…

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War at the Edge of the World

I have always been an avid reader who devours books left right and centre. But growing up, I feel that I read historical fiction novels more often than I do now. Recently my reading has mostly tended toward fantasy novels and classics, i.e. anything Austen, Jane Eyre, and The Count of Monte Cristo. So, I…

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Memoirs of a History Blogger II

Welcome to Part II of Memoirs of a History Blogger. In these posts I share what I’ve been up to behind the blog. This includes updates about recent blog posts, podcasts that I’ve been listening to, books I’ve been reading and other history related matters. History Related Matters Last month I experienced my first trip…

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