The Scouse Way of Speaking: How Liverpool’s Accent Developed

Feature Image: Liverpool’s Skyline from New Brighton Beach The Liverpool accent, most famously dubbed the ‘Scouse’ accent, is one of the most noticeable and varied speech patterns in England – and in the British Isles. But have Liverpudlians always talked like they have a blocked nose? Have they always spoken in a higher pitch towards the end of … More The Scouse Way of Speaking: How Liverpool’s Accent Developed

The Bantu Expansion

Since we are still with migrations and the movement of people, I decided to get stuck in Africa for another blog update. Today I will speak about the Bantu expansion. Now I did not know about this until I actually had a look around, so due to my lack of knowledge of the subject, this … More The Bantu Expansion

Wuthering Heights review- Understanding the origins of Heathcliff

Wuthering Heights. A classic gothic novel that many would remember studying at secondary school (I included). What’s more I revisited the novel this summer after coming across it whilst clearing out of halls! Within minutes I found myself flicking through a few pages to completing chapter after chapter on the long journey home. What struck … More Wuthering Heights review- Understanding the origins of Heathcliff

INTERVIEW WITH DR.ELENA WOODACRE, UNIVERSITY OF WINCHESTER, MARCH 2013

OUR LATEST INTERVIEW HAS BEEN WITH DR. ELENA WOODACRE, ONE OF OUR LECTURERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WINCHESTER! She is devoted to the study of medieval queens, especially within the kingdom of Navarre, so we decided to ask her some questions about her research and her interests! Here we leave you the link to our podcast … More INTERVIEW WITH DR.ELENA WOODACRE, UNIVERSITY OF WINCHESTER, MARCH 2013

Intrview with Dr. Chris Aldous, Reader in Modern International History (University of Winchester)

SO! Ali and I ventured out to ask Chris Aldous about his life and career. Chris is a very interesting person. As a historian he specialises in eastern history, mainly Japan, and apparently there are not many historians in the UK that study such thing! So we asked him plenty of questions about this (Ali … More Intrview with Dr. Chris Aldous, Reader in Modern International History (University of Winchester)

GUEST POST!-The Curse of Babel and the Study of Medieval History, by Kevin Lewis

Today, we have a special guest post for you written by Kevin Lewis!!!! The post you will be able to find it right below this announcement. As in previous occasions, we are only transmitting Kevin’s work to you, we have not altered his work, or anything. This is his own paper and contribution, all the merit … More GUEST POST!-The Curse of Babel and the Study of Medieval History, by Kevin Lewis