Today I am delighted to offer a guest blog-spot to Geri Walton. By way of introduction: Geri has long been interested in history and is fascinated by… Read More »Death of an 18th Century Terrorist: John the Painter
Departed this world on 11th January 1753 at the ripe old age of 92: Sir Hans Sloane, one of County Down’s finest sons. In fact… Read More »Let us remember Sir Hans Sloane once more – he died on 11th January 1753.
Nowadays there is little to be said for Twelfth Night other than that you should take down your Christmas decorations. But if you live in… Read More »Twelfth Night parties, parlour games, cake – and the Old Family Coach.