I visited the 14th century church of St. Mary in the village of Ashwell in Hertfordshire looking for two bits of historically important medieval graffiti.
Where can you see 15th century graffiti and murals?
If you want to see 15th century graffiti and murals, then you need to visit the Church of St. Vincent in north Hertfordshire.
Spooky Sightings in the West End!
For actors, seeing a ghost in the theatre is a sign of good fortune. To the rest of us, it’s just terrifying!
The Life and Death of Athena the Owl!
Nurse Florence Nightingale was asked to help during the Crimean War (1854-1856) in which she organised care for wounded British soldiers at a hospital in Scutari (modern-day Üsküdar in Istanbul).
Bedlam and War!
The Bethlem Royal Hospital (otherwise known as Bedlam) dates back to 1247 and was established as the 'Priory of the New Order of our Lady of Bethlehem' on a site just outside the city walls, where Liverpool Street Station is today.