Tag: victoria ryves

Doing it When You’re Young….

Article by Alex Martin. Edited by Victoria Ryves. Additional Research by Jack Barnes For some reason the History of youth is a relatively neglected field of study for the historical profession.  None of the biases so prevalent in early history…

History and Games

Article by Dane Close. Edited by Victoria Ryves. Additional Research by Lauren Puckey. History is central to our popular culture. It has been the basis for songs, films, and books, but has recently become the subject for a glut of…

For the sake of achievement

Article by Marie Stirling. Edited by Victoria Ryves. Additional Research by Liz Goodwin. On one of family’s interesting but inevitably disastrous holidays, we, most probably by accident, ended up in Athens. Even as a small and certainly ill read ten…

The Talented Mrs. Beeton

Article by Cecilia Rehn. Edited by Victoria Ryves. Additional Research by Kathy Stein. Isabella Beeton’s book is published each year in a new edition. The book today contains little of Isabella’s original text, but has instead been adapted to fit…