Vita Sackville West’s passionate affairs
On this day in 1892 the author, poet and gardener Vita Sackville West was born. Married to the brilliant writer and politician Sir Harold Nicholson... Read More
Howard Carter finds King Tut
To listen to this post, click here – On this day in 1922 the archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt. One... Read More
Troy – was it a trade war ?
On this day in 1184 BC according to legend, the ancient city of Troy was sacked. The ancient story of Helen, wife of Menelaus, king... Read More