Monthly Archives: July 2015

Montrose, and Lola Montez …

History can be deadly dull. Names, places, dates, events. What of course makes history interesting is the ‘story’ aspect of it, the interplay between people and events, and also how people got on with everyday life. And of course, there … Continue reading

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Drinking beer with socialists …

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll be aware that we recently spent a few weeks in the old Habsburg lands. We arrived in Vienna on the last day of April, meaning of course that the next day was the … Continue reading

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