Snapshot of History: The Imperial Fabergé Eggs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X74vaKXnGVA In my latest Snapshot of History video we’ll be exploring The Imperial Fabergé Eggs! If videos aren’t accessible to you, or they’re just not your thing, you can read the full script below. VIDEO SCRIPT Happy Easter everyone! On Easter day 135 years ago, an incredibly extravagant Easter present was given to Tsarina Maria … Continue reading Snapshot of History: The Imperial Fabergé Eggs

Recommendation: ‘Fall of Giants’ by Ken Follett

"An epic of love, hatred, war and revolution" Covering the period 1911-1924 Ken Follett's 2010 novel 'Fall of Giants' follows 5 families in Wales, England, Germany, Russia & the USA as they navigate their lives before, during and after the First World War... Follett does a fantastic job of weaving these very different families together, … Continue reading Recommendation: ‘Fall of Giants’ by Ken Follett

Snapshot of History: Queen Victoria ‘Grandmother of Europe’

On this week's Snapshot of History* we'll be exploring Victoria's legacy as the 'Grandmother of Europe'. With her most politically prominent grandchildren including: George V, Wilhelm II and Alexandra of Russia! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoIPXoLIa88&feature=youtu.be If videos aren’t accessible to you, or they’re just not your thing, you can read the full script below. VIDEO SCRIPT Recently on … Continue reading Snapshot of History: Queen Victoria ‘Grandmother of Europe’