“Lord Towton I just adore your house and that sculpture.” The American tourist pointed to the large chain mail upside down helmet.
“Thats a memorial to the downed men of Towton Battle. 91 more words
By Madeline Linnell
A glamorous figure, adorned in a vibrant sari and thick make-up, knocks on the passenger-seat window while the car sits in traffic, calling me the Hindi term for “Ms.” She wants money…Or is it ‘he’? 1,783 more words
We were lucky in Weewak, the capital of Papua New Guinea’s East Sepik Province, to pick up a local girl in a brand new dual cab. 311 more words
I wanted to share with you a piece I wrote last summer for Mary Tod's excellent blog, A Writer of History, about historical perspective and the modern reader.