History in the Making

Category: History

Vintage Royal Reads

Vintage Royal Reads

I am really trying to limit the number of physical books I purchase- as I’m hoping to move in 3 years, I really can’t move all of my books across the ocean! I either try to borrow them from the library, buy an e-book, or […]

More History!

More History!

Hello everyone and happy Monday! I have some wonderful news related to the blog. After quite a bit of thinking and pondering, I have decided to make An Historian About Town more focused on history. While the blog won’t solely look at history, it will […]

October 2018 Upcoming History Books

October 2018 Upcoming History Books

I am quite excited to start a new monthly series here today! While the name of my blog already implies it, for those of you who don’t know, I am trained as an historian. Although I’m not currently working in the field, I am still […]

Fashion History, In Bath! Style File Friday

Fashion History, In Bath! Style File Friday

Last week I shared the news that I will be the happiest historian in the world when I head to the Dior exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. I am also incredibly happy to share that I will be visiting the Fashion Museum in […]

Gift Guide for Historians and History Lovers

Gift Guide for Historians and History Lovers

As my blog title would imply, I am an historian by training. As you could imagine, that means that I adore all things related to history. Obviously, I have more history books than any one  person should, but there are also far more creative ways […]

Playing at History?

Playing at History?

If the title of my blog doesn’t hint strongly enough, my training and education is in history. Though I’m not working in the field currently, I’m still doing a lot of research on my own and staying up to date with what is happening. Although […]

Fashion History- In Person!  Style File Friday

Fashion History- In Person! Style File Friday

For anyone who missed my Instagram post yesterday, I shared the most happy news- Hisdoryan and I will be attending the Dior: Designer of Dreams at the Victoria and Albert Museum in February when I am in London!! Bring on the style history, folks. Being […]

Ballet Basics: The Books

Ballet Basics: The Books

Ballet has always been a pretty big part of my life, and always have been. Although I was obviously never anywhere close to a professional dancer, I do like to think that 25+ years of dancing along with a excessive amount of research and reading […]

4 Reasons To Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral, Travel Thursday

4 Reasons To Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral, Travel Thursday

When I travel, I spend a lot of my time trying to soak up the culture and history of wherever I am; I think that experiencing other cultures is a great way to broaden your perspective and make you think about the world in a […]

Favourite Places, Tower of London

Favourite Places, Tower of London

For anyone who is new to the blog, I am a historian who is also a royalist, meaning that I try my hardest to visit pretty much every royal palace possible. Kensington Palace, Holyroodhouse, and Hampton Court Palace are all places I have had the good fortune […]