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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…

The British Museum – origins, controversy and internationalism
The British Museum – origins, controversy and internationalism

The British Museum – origins, controversy and internationalism

The British Museum is regularly at the top of the list of the most visited attractions in Britain.  Something in excess of 6 million people – considerably more than the population of Denmark – walk through its doors and tour…