Recently, I wrote about the history of Gingerbread. As it was not the main subject of the article, I just evoked the part played by… Read More »The Royal Who Invented The Gingerbread Man, A Fairytale Story
Marianne North and her father, Frederick North, were regular visitors to the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. During one visit, the botanist and family friend… Read More »Marianne North: A Victorian Pioneer in Botanical Exploration and Art
Apparently, today is Juneteenth! As I’m not an American, I’m not familiar with this holiday. In fact, I heard the word Juneteenth for the first… Read More »What is Juneteenth and why is it a holiday?