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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B is for Brooch Part II

In B is for Brooch, we had a brief introduction to the history of the brooch and had a closer look at two 20th century brooches. I have two more pieces to have a look at today! The theme seems to be flowers…. Flower Burst Brooch This brooch has caused me a great deal of…

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