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13 Feb 2018
"Pancakes are never good unless eaten almost immediately"
We have decided to delve into the library and find out how...
8 Feb 2017
Biscuits are a long-established store cupboard staple in the UK. The Victorian steerage passengers of the SS Great...
15 Dec 2016
Illustration from Characters Suitable for Fancy Dress Costume Balls, 1881.
The on-trend Christmas party goer in 2016...
14 Dec 2016
Brunel’s ss Great Britain has enjoyed over 170 years of adventure, travelled a million miles at sea and has been...
8 Dec 2016
Image: Pencil drawing of an Egyptian Temple by I. K. Brunel, 1858. Clive Richards Brunel Collection – By Courtesy of...
31 Oct 2016
Image: Robert Stephenson by Maull & Polybank, 1856
The 19th century is often regarded as a time of secularisation...