A Trip to the Museum Blog Party: a Review

Last week I hosted my first blog party. I’ve participated in a few blog parties over the summer and really enjoyed meeting new bloggers, which got me thinking about hosting my own event, but it would have to fit into my blog’s history theme. Bloggers who hosted blog parties: The Little Mermaid Kaylaannauthor And most recently, The Daily Flabbergast Indeed, it was with Floatinggold’s block party … Continue reading A Trip to the Museum Blog Party: a Review

September 11 2001: Remembered

September 11, 2018, marks the seventeenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and flight 93, which was brought down near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Nineteen Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four planes in coordinated attacks, two planes flew into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York, one plane crashed into the Pentagon, Washington D.C., a fourth plane crashed without … Continue reading September 11 2001: Remembered

A stone-ground history regarding bread

Originally posted on science.casual:
After two posts on the lack of sleep, perhaps I need a vacation before I ingest a battery. However, the fall semester has begun, so I’m rather stuck at the office. Oh well, next best thing – imagination it is! I’ll just imagine that I’m taking in Roman history in southern France and that this isn’t just a poor, thinly-veiled… Continue reading A stone-ground history regarding bread

Lovekyn Chapel

The Chantry Chapel of St Mary Magdalene at Norbiton was founded by Edward Lovekyn in 1309 and is known locally as the Lovekyn Chapel. It is the oldest complete building in Kingston Upon Thames and is Grade 2 listed.  It underwent numerous renovations before it received listed status in 1927. It is also the one remaining free-standing chantry chapel in England. The Chapel is small, … Continue reading Lovekyn Chapel

You’re all Welcome to Join HistorianRuby on a Trip to the Museum!

Originally posted on HistorianRuby: An Historian's Miscellany:
HistorianRuby invites you all to participate in a blog trip of your choice! You don’t like history? Really? You may be surprised at how many ways we can consume history – if you’re not sure, take a look at my post The Many Ways to Consume History. Did you stop to look at that statue that had a… Continue reading You’re all Welcome to Join HistorianRuby on a Trip to the Museum!

Heritage Open Days 2018: Don’t Miss Out

Two weekends in September offer the chance to discover history for free! Heritage Open Days 2018 is this weekend 6-9 September AND next weekend 13-16 September. Explore what’s going on in your area and don’t miss out! ‘Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new … Continue reading Heritage Open Days 2018: Don’t Miss Out

You’re all Welcome to Join HistorianRuby on a Trip to the Museum!

HistorianRuby invites you all to participate in a blog trip of your choice! You don’t like history? Really? You may be surprised at how many ways we can consume history – if you’re not sure, take a look at my post The Many Ways to Consume History. Did you stop to look at that statue that had a bird on its head? Did it make you … Continue reading You’re all Welcome to Join HistorianRuby on a Trip to the Museum!