Monday, 30 April 2012


Happy Mayday everybody and don't forget to read my history of Mayday  

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Middle Ages

When I was at school I was taught a very biased version of history. In it progress ended with the fall of the Roman Empire in the 5th century and began again with Leonardo Da Vinci in the 15th century, which is nonsense. 

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Henry VIII

On 21 April 1509 Henry VII died. Henry VIII became king. He proved to be one of England's greatest kings.

Friday, 13 April 2012


I wrote a brief history of Nepal. Today Nepal is still a very poor country but it has great potential for tourism and there is reason to be optimistic for its future.  

Sunday, 8 April 2012

Dominican Republic

I wrote a little history of Dominican Republic. Its a poor country but its economy is growing quite strongly. In particular tourism is expanding and there is reason to be optimistic about the future of the country.  

Friday, 6 April 2012


Don't forget to read my history of Easter at  

Mary Tudor

I wrote a little article about Queen Mary Tudor who is sometimes called 'Bloody Mary' because she persecuted Protestants