Category Archives: 20th Century

The Second-Borns who took the Throne

21 months ago I posted this as we waited for the announcement of the royal baby’s name. They beat me to it this year though, and last week we heard that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their daughter

The Second-Borns who took the Throne

21 months ago I posted this as we waited for the announcement of the royal baby’s name. They beat me to it this year though, and last week we heard that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their daughter

Saving Mr Banks

I use Grammarly’s plagiarism checker because I wouldn’t last in plagiarism prison Disclaimer: I love Disney. If I went on Mastermind my specialist subject would be the history of the Walt Disney studios. So much so that when I saw

Saving Mr Banks

I use Grammarly’s plagiarism checker because I wouldn’t last in plagiarism prison Disclaimer: I love Disney. If I went on Mastermind my specialist subject would be the history of the Walt Disney studios. So much so that when I saw

The History of: The King’s Speech

Right, normal blogging resuming in 5,4,3,2… My most recent article The History of: The Young Victoria touches on the role of Prince Albert in modernising the monarchy with the advent of new inventions. This theme continues in The King’s Speech

The History of: The King’s Speech

Right, normal blogging resuming in 5,4,3,2… My most recent article The History of: The Young Victoria touches on the role of Prince Albert in modernising the monarchy with the advent of new inventions. This theme continues in The King’s Speech

Raise the Titanic!

If you have not discovered The Head That Launched A Thousand Books I suggest you go there now, it is certainly far more worthwhile than reading this review. Unless of course you’re considering actually watching Raise the Titanic! in which case,

Raise the Titanic!

If you have not discovered The Head That Launched A Thousand Books I suggest you go there now, it is certainly far more worthwhile than reading this review. Unless of course you’re considering actually watching Raise the Titanic! in which case,

The Titanic on Film

Since the R.M.S Titanic sank it has become one of the most famous ships in history. Few ships have so captured that public imagination and left such a large cultural impact that a hundred years later films were still being

The Titanic on Film

Since the R.M.S Titanic sank it has become one of the most famous ships in history. Few ships have so captured that public imagination and left such a large cultural impact that a hundred years later films were still being

Fact & Fiction: Titanic (1997)

Titanic is an interesting piece of fiction to consider. Director James Cameron is hailed as a  ‘hugely respected Titanic expert’. The film itself was, at the time, heralded as one of the most historically accurate versions of the ship ever

Fact & Fiction: Titanic (1997)

Titanic is an interesting piece of fiction to consider. Director James Cameron is hailed as a  ‘hugely respected Titanic expert’. The film itself was, at the time, heralded as one of the most historically accurate versions of the ship ever