Florence Higinbotham (1870-1949): An Ignored Narrative 

by Rosie Wright Far too often, I have found that historic house tours place too much emphasis on the male characters in their historical narrative. What I find perhaps most fascinating about this - especially with my experience of studying and working in historic houses - is that typically, the female stories relate more closely … Continue reading Florence Higinbotham (1870-1949): An Ignored Narrative 

Historical food for thought: The way to the public’s heart is through their stomach

by Louise Quick    People love food. It’s not a mind-blowing statement, I know. Eating is an enjoyable - and necessary! - part of human existence. Everyone eats. It’s one of the great common denominators throughout human history. Even Mahatma Ghandi, Jane Austen, Winston Churchill and Boudicca woke up wondering: ‘what’s for breakfast?’. This is what … Continue reading Historical food for thought: The way to the public’s heart is through their stomach