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Prager University’s five minute videos: #2: Freedom and the British Empire

Here’s the second of the Prager University’s 5-minute online videos that may be of interest to us in the UK.

This video may be a tad revisionist for some, as the title of H W Crocker III’s five minute video is   65 more words


Eight things to do on a quick trip to Trinidad (but not Tobago)

Trinidad & Tobago. One of the few countries or territories in the Caribbean that hasn’t been bitten by any major tourism. Most visitors show up for the annual festival of Carnival, which just about every Trini I met insisted I come back for – also providing the caveat that I’d better plan to come a year ahead. 842 more words


Chocolate Chip Scones

I love scones. They are so simple to make and can be made in so many different ways. Sweet, savory, or even plain are all good. 18 more words


The Rebel - Pádraig Pearse Poem

The following is a famous poem by Pádraig Pearse, one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. Pearse was executed by the British colonial authorities after the failed rebellion. 474 more words


The unbearable entitlement of certain "Remain" supporters

This post isn’t about the merits of Remain vs. Leave. This post is about how I find the entitlement of some white British Remain supporters… 1,610 more words

'Identities are not like hats. Human beings can and do put on several at a time'

We’re delighted to publish a series of blog posts written by MLitt students at the Centre for History, University of the Highlands as part of their coursework for the module ‘British Identities’. 932 more words