Monday, 15 August 2016
Tell him about his father
Above: Luz Long and Jesse Owens To win four gold medals at a single Olympic Games is astonishing...
Thursday, 11 August 2016
Farewell, my dear brother
On October 15th of 1944, with support from Nazi Germany, the far-right Arrow Cross Party took co...
Friday, 5 August 2016
The Elephant Man
In December of 1886, the chairman of London Hospital, Francis Carr-Gomm, wrote to The Times news...
Tuesday, 2 August 2016
In 1950, English actress Hermione Gingold appeared on stage in London alongside Hermione Baddeley in Fallen Angels , a Noël Coward come...
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Letters of Note – Portable Edition
Dear All, It will soon, in October, be three years since the first volume of Letters of Note was published. Three lon...
Monday, 25 July 2016
This appalling horror
Florence Nightingale ’s influence in the world of nursing is impossible to quantify. Born in 1820 to a wealthy family, she knew from a you...
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