Category: Special Edition

The Dig and the Story of the Sutton Hoo Excavation

Netflix has recently released The Dig, which reimagines the events of the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo. In this bonus post we look at real people involved and the excavations of the Saxon boat burial found at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk....

Book Tour!

Today we are thrilled to host the amazing book Herminie An Empress In Exile by Moniek Bloks. Empress Hermine and Luise, Grand Duchess of Baden – A mother’s love Day 2 of the book tour Hermine Reuss of Greiz was one of the five daughters of Heinrich XXII, Prince...

Women of the WAAF

If you have been following us on our blog, podcast and social media for a while now you may well have noticed that I have a special interest in the story of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF). Last year I looked into the Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF),...

UK Charities.

A list of UK based charities which are focused on LGBT and race issues....

VE Day 75

May 8th, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day). On this day we celebrate the unconditional surrender of the Nazi’s. In this special VE Day post we wanted to remember some of the women that helped the Allies to win the war, and to...

Star Wars and US.

If you have listened to our Star Wars podcast, or any of our podcasts, you’ll know we are both big Star Wars fans, so in honour of Star Wars Day, we wanted to share what Star Wars means to us. ...

What we are doing during lockdown.

The world right now seems scary, and we wanted to do something, even a little something to make your day better. So we have compiled a list of free resources, virtual museum tours and fun things that we hope will help you pass the time. ...

Holocaust Memorial Day post.

The Second World War saw many atrocities take place, none more so that the mass murder of the Jewish people by the Nazi Party. In honour of Holocaust Memorial Day this post will look at the lives of six women who resisted the Nazi regime....