The One Million Step Challenge

Today's post isn't history related at all, but please indulge me for a moment. As many of you know, I suffer from Type 1 Diabetes. I can clearly remember the day I was diagnosed - I was at school and we were watching Oliver Twist. All of a sudden I felt seriously unwell, worse than... Continue Reading →

21 years ago…

Today's post is a little different from what I normally post here, but I thought I'd get it written down anyway. Today, 14th February 2017, isn't Valentines Day to me - although I've gotten my partner a cheesy card - it's the anniversary of the day I was diagnosed as Type 1 diabetic. Twenty one... Continue Reading →

The Pazzi Conspiracy

On the 26th April 1478, as the host was raised within a crowded Santa Maria Del Fiore, carnage erupted. This moment was to be the finale of a conspiracy that had been concocted by the Pazzi family and their allies, in which the aim was to assassinate the two Medici brothers. But why did they... Continue Reading →

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