Studying Abroad

There are many reasons why people would want to leave their own home to travel somewhere new. Many wander elsewhere for leisure or business purposes, but how much tourism is undertaken for an educational experience? (Those wild semesters spent in Barthelona surely can’t all count.) At the start of the 18th century, young Englishmen would set…

1066 And All That

History. It’s known to repeat itself, it’s written by winners, it’s unattainable no matter how intensely it’s studied. Just narrow that down to British history, the kings and queens, the Saint Georges and the dragons, the reformations and incarcerations at the Tower, the gunpowder, treason, plots and Margaret Thatchers — there’s enough there to keep most…