Bonfire night has been and gone, so whilst it is still fresh in everyone's mind I thought it would be a good to look into why we celebrate this day. I have enjoyed previously writing about the history of certain celebrations... you can always check out my history of Valentine's Day if you want (I… Continue reading The History of Bonfire Night
Happy Easter everyone! With it being the Easter weekend, I thought it would be a good idea to delve into our modern traditions, and see why today is so special. A lot will know that today is one of the most important days in the Christian tradition, if things were normal (e.g. no more social… Continue reading How to Celebrate Easter: Medieval Style!
Morning all! This is a guest post about the history behind coffee! This was an absolutely great idea and I really enjoyed reading this post. I'm sorry to say that I don't know a lot about coffee, so I definitely learned a thing or two - absolutely fascinating! Hope you all enjoy! This is a… Continue reading Did They Enjoy Coffee in Castles? A Guide to the History of Coffee in the UK
Castle turrets have always been a thing of interest to me - they are the things that can make a castle stand out, provide it with extra fortification and let you have incredible views once you manage to walk up the many steps to the top of one. A random obsession really, but an obsession… Continue reading Castle Facts: Why Do Castles Have Turrets?
It's February 14th and that can only mean one thing - it's Valentine's Day and love is in the air! Around the world sweets, flowers and gifts will be exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St.Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and where did these traditions come from? As it turns… Continue reading The History of Valentine’s Day