Newgate Prison London

Newgate Prison, Hell On Earth

Riddled with disease, filthy and unhealthy, London’s Newgate prison was demolished in the early 1900s and is said to have been one of the worst and most notorious prisons in history. History So named because … Read more

Olympics 1968 Mexico

The Third Man On The Podium

The famous image of two African American athletes protesting at the 1968 Olympic games is one of those that has gone down in the history books but there is even more to the story than … Read more

Warwick Castle

Beautiful castles to visit in the UK

The coast of Britain is literally littered with countless castles. Some of these wonderful fortifications are better preserved than others but all are equally fascinating and collectively tell the story of the long, often dark … Read more

14 Random sayings and their origins

There are so many old adages that slip readily off the tongue when referring to certain situations or experiences but have you ever given any thought to where they came from? Here are just a … Read more