Norfolk Island – A Histo...

Dec 7, 2012 by

Discovered by Captain Cook during his second voyage in 1774, Norfolk Island is an island with an unusual & chequered history.

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Thanksgiving – An Americ...

Nov 16, 2012 by

Thanksgiving is a traditional feature of North American life. We explain the history and origins

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Some more historical myths deb...

Nov 6, 2012 by

Every nation has its favourite tales from the past, but how accurate are they? A lot of what we ‘know’ to be historically true can sometimes turn out to be no more than a perpetuated historical myth. We look at a few here.

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Roman Alderney – ruin fo...

Oct 23, 2012 by

Up until 2011 virtually no trace of Roman occupation or influence had been found in Alderney. That all changed when one of the best-preserved Roman military structures in the world was found.

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Some Historical Myths Debunked

Jul 27, 2012 by

Every nation has its favourite tales from the past, but how accurate are they? A lot of what we ‘know’ to be historically true can sometimes turn out to be no more than a perpetuated historical myth. We look at a few here.

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Roman Guernsey

Jun 22, 2012 by

Contrary to to popular belief the Romans didn’t call Guernsey Sarnia. It is likely that the name they gave it was Lisia.

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