Could you walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? Would you even want to if that person was way less well-off than you? Well if you were a wealthy Victorian then your answers would probably be yes and yes! In the late 1800s, wealthy Victorians left their luxurious homes and took off to the slums.
West Norwood Cemetery West Norwood Cemetery was one of my favourite places growing up and it still is to this day! On my way back from school every afternoon I would get off my 322 bus early to go grave exploring. Which of course earnt me strange looks from all of my friends. But the
Edinburgh Castle: Defender of a Nation Edinburgh Castle sits high and mighty on Castle Rock dominating the city’s skyline. Castles were military strongholds both to defend and attack. As , Edinburgh Castle has lived up to as the ‘defender of a nation’. My Visit Recently I was able to visit the historic fortress as a
The history of Brixton , all adding their different flavour to the growing community today. For those of you wondering what the Windrush was, it was a ship called the Empire Windrush that transported 492 migrants from Jamaica to Tilbury on 22nd June 1948. This is a historical moment because it marked the start of
Rose Hall Tales of murder, hauntings and voodoo rituals make Rose Hall a popular tourist destination. Though many believe the story of the White Witch to be entirely fictitious, it still fascinates both tourists and locals alike. The Legend Annie Palmer or the White Witch of Rose Hall was a cruel English plantation owner in