C is for Christmas Trees and Lights

Memoirs of a Teapot aims to share what objects tell us about the past. So tune in for a new series discussing different historical objects from A-Z! Each post will include either the personal story of a specific artefact or a historical background of an object type. Feel free to comment with object suggestions. C…

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Most Popular Posts 2017

It’s almost the end of another year! The hectic Christmas season is certainly here, and it’s time to bust out the Christmas tunes. Memoirs of a Teapot is also close to one year old! The time has gone so fast and I am very pleased to have a group of readers supporting me and the…

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Objects in Articles – October Edition

Welcome to Objects in Articles October Edition! I’ve got quite a mixture of articles in this month’s round up; you’ll even find a video. Objects discussed include lost advertisements, ancient lead pipes, medieval shoes, underwater cities and house parts (that last one probably sounds strange but bear with me). I hope there’s something in there…

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Great British Castles: Dover Castle

Have you been to Dover Castle, Kent? If you have, you might know something of the multi layered history it has been a part of over centuries! Recently, I watched Dan Jones’ British Castles: Dover Castle. In an engaging, upbeat way, the documentary covers the dramatic social history of Dover Castle. 5 things you (probably)…

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