With Christmas fast approaching, and many of us already enjoying a Christmas meal out with friends, family or work - but there is an item on that festive menu that occurs every year and I'm not talking about the turkey). It is that small green ball, that many children might have cried about or refused… Continue reading Why Do We Eat Brussels Sprouts at Christmas?
Category: History Facts
Travel Guide: The Ultimate Itinerary to Northumberland
Looking for an action packed adventure in Northumberland? Then here is a day-by-day guide to help you plan your holiday. This is the perfect travel guide for those looking for a busy schedule, who don't want to miss out on what Northumberland has to offer. For a slighter quieter and potentially cheaper stay, we stayed… Continue reading Travel Guide: The Ultimate Itinerary to Northumberland
The History of Bonfire Night
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
How to Celebrate Easter: Medieval Style!
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!
Did They Enjoy Coffee in Castles? A Guide to the History of Coffee in the UK
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