History in the Making

Category: History

History Bite: Baker Street Tube Station

History Bite: Baker Street Tube Station

As I’m sure is quite obvious already, I adore London. And along with that, I love tube stations. I don’t always love taking the Tube, because they can be crowded and busy and a general pain sometimes. However, I do love that so many stations […]

The History of the Royal Ballet

The History of the Royal Ballet

For anyone who isn’t familiar with ballet, the Royal Ballet in London is one of the most prolific companies in the world. With over 100 dancers and apprentices in the company, it is one of the largest companies in world. It is home to several […]

A Quick Guide to Museum Etiquette

A Quick Guide to Museum Etiquette

On my trip, I plan on spending a lot of my time in museums. I can do whatever I want, and that means if I want, I can spend six hours in Kensington Palace taking in the Queen’s Apartments. I love museums, and I think […]

History Bite: The Holyrood Palace Fountain

History Bite: The Holyrood Palace Fountain

(You get a bonus History Bite this week because I mixed up my scheduling!) Edinburgh is one of my favourite cities. Quieter than some of it’s European brethren, Edinburgh is steeped in history, covered in gorgeous buildings, and has more twists and turns to discover […]

History Bite: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

History Bite: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

London is full of memorials and fountains and statues and countless other tributes that people stop to see. The number of historical figures, politicians, and literary figures who are either from or lived in London is immeasurable. While some are more popular than others, I […]

January 2019 Upcoming History Books

January 2019 Upcoming History Books

I am back again with another edition of upcoming history books! These release dates are for North America; some of them have already come out in the UK and Europe (for my global readers). These all happen to be royal histories, although from very different […]

History Bite: The Favourite

History Bite: The Favourite

The Favourite is one of the buzz-iest movies right now. Apparently, it is set out to win Oscars, Golden Globes, and every other award out there.  Everyone is raving about how amazing it is, and that everybody needs to see it immediately. However, I don’t […]

5 Best History Posts of 2018

5 Best History Posts of 2018

2018 has been a very difficult year for me, and it doesn’t look like 2019 is going to be much easier. However, other than getting my puppy Agnes in February, the biggest thing I’ve done for myself is moving to more of a historical focus on […]

Mary, Queen of Scots: An Inconvenient Queen?

Mary, Queen of Scots: An Inconvenient Queen?

Mary, Queen of Scots is my favourite historical figure. A monarch from my favourite house (Stuart), although her life was marred by tragedy she always strove to do the best by her people. Periodically she becomes popular in the media again, and we have the […]

Ornament of the Day 6, Blogmas

Ornament of the Day 6, Blogmas

In case you don’t know, travel is a pretty big part of my life. I love exploring new places, and especially diving into it’s history! I do love collecting ornaments when I travel, but I find depending on the time of year, it can be […]