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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The Story of Chocolate

Jun 15, 2012 by

So where and when did the magic begin? Thousands of years ago is the answer, in the ancient Maya and Aztec civilizations of Central America.

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How was the order of our alpha...

Jun 5, 2012 by

Is there any particular reason why A comes before B or that Z is the last letter of the alphabet? We delve here into the origins of this and the system of writing.

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Nursery Rhymes – Origin ...

Apr 27, 2012 by

Behind every nursery rhyme is a history and story that’s every bit intriguing as the rhyme itself.

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The Printing Press – Tak...

Apr 10, 2012 by

Ideas changed the World : The invention of printing & the printing press like many innovation sevolved over time but there was one seminal moment when the printing press exploded on the scene and changed society forever.

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The S.S. Stella

Feb 17, 2012 by

The Steam Ship “Stella” has entered local history as a byword for tragedy when she was sadly wrecked in 1899 off of Alderney.

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