Tag: great fire of london

When you are 6 years old it is almost impossibly difficult to understand 350 years ago. I regularly told my pupils I was one hundred and eighty three on my birthday … and some of them believed me. Props and artefacts help put it all in context. That is the […]

What colour is history?

This week the Museum of London announced that the second century bodies they were studying had Chinese ancestry, so adding another layer to our constantly growing  knowledge of London’s diverse past.  Bodies from the first to third centuries have shown that soldiers were stationed here from across the Roman Empire.  […]