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Race relations and the place names of North West England
Race relations and the place names of North West England

Race relations and the place names of North West England

Last Updated on 7th July 2020I have recently wondered if there is a particular lesson for us in the old place names of North West England.  Now, the interpretation of place names can be a complicated, uncertain, business and it…

Ten of the best places to visit in North East England
Ten of the best places to visit in North East England

Ten of the best places to visit in North East England

Last Updated on 22nd June 2020Frankly, you’ll be spoiled for choice if you’re looking for things to see and do in North East England.  From dramatic, wild coast and countryside, to wildlife, castles, Roman remains, the simple grandeur of Durham…

Britain’s biggest, smallest, tallest, oldest …
Britain’s biggest, smallest, tallest, oldest …

Britain’s biggest, smallest, tallest, oldest …

What is Britain’s longest river, highest mountain, smallest city, oldest pub, longest road, best-selling album, longest-reigning monarch? If you don’t already have this essential knowledge at your finger-tips, look no further.  Why? – because the answer to these, and other…

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