I was moved today by the front page of the Spectator that showed the NHS as soldiers in trenches fighting a war. I was incredibly moved by… Read more “This current darkness”
Today I have been running a history workshop in a fantastic school. During the lunch hour I spoke to the dinner ladies who told me how much… Read more “What is history about?”
A good friend of mine quoted someone who neither of us could remember, maybe you know and could tell me in the comments section, that history is… Read more “What is the point of history?”
In my work I teach a variety of topics. One of the most popular is Stone Age. When I start my day off I start off with… Read more “As sure as the foundations of the Earth…”
In this image we see the Roman Army engaged in a battle (to the left). As the heavy infantry engage the Dacians the Emperor “interviews” a prisoner… Read more “Roman Army At War”
A fascinating Victorian toy.
I have a talk coming up in March that quite frankly is scaring me to death. I have to give a series of forty minute talks to… Read more “What have I just finished reading? A Classical Education”