The Act of Union
The History of Britain,
September 17th 2014
Uniting the kingdoms of Scotland and England had been proposed for a hundred years before it actually happened in 1707.
The Brahan Seer - the Scottish Nostradamus
The History of Scotland,
September 15th 2014
The Brahan Seer, or Coinneach Odhar, was gifted with "the sight" - an ability to see visions that came unbidden day or night. His prophecies were so impressive that they are still quoted to this day.
Bright Young Things
September 11th 2014
The Bright Young Things of the 1920s were the original party set. Drink, drugs, sex and jazz. This was the time of the Great Gatsby...