Episode 50: How to be a historian – Episode 3

6, 9, 2017 - ‘The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future’. Theodore .... Read More

Episide 49: How to be a historian – Episode 2

29, 8, 2017 - ‘History is a continuous process of interaction between the historian and his facts’. E.H. Carr .... Read More

Episode 48: Signature – Part 2

22, 8, 2017 - Welcome to Histories of the Unexpected where you will discover the history of things you did .... Read More

Episode 47: The Material World of Powderham: a castle, a horn, a bookcase and a chair

15, 8, 2017 - ‘Architecture is a dangerous mix of power and importance’. Rem Koolhaas (1944-) Welcome to .... Read More

Episode 46: Chalk and Valleys

8, 8, 2017 - ‘Don Juan now saw Albion’s earliest beauties, Thy cliffs dear Dover! harbour and hotel;       .... Read More

Episode 45: Bookcases

2, 8, 2017 - ‘A bookshelf is as particular to its owner as are his or her clothes; a personality is stamped .... Read More

Episode 44: Chickens

25, 7, 2017 - ‘The chicken did not cross the road. The road passed beneath the chicken’  (Albert Einstein). .... Read More

Episode 43: Cats

19, 7, 2017 - ‘The cat is the only animal which accepts the comforts but rejects the bondage of domesticity.’ .... Read More

Episode 42: The Fart

12, 7, 2017 - ‘Whoever smelt it dealt it’ Welcome to Histories of the Unexpected where you will discover the .... Read More

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