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Time Pieces History Project Item 100 – Pompeii

By Gudrun | Jun 30, 2020 |

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Pompeii. Pompeii – Introduction to Item 100 My final place is somewhere that has been top of my list of must-see spots for more…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 99 – Vienna

By Gudrun | Jun 25, 2020 |

Vienna – Introduction to Item 99 For my final two places, and the last two blogs in the Time Pieces History Project, I want to look at cities (and countries) I have yet to visit, but hope to do so very soon. At the time of publishing this, in June 2020, the world is slowly…

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Time Pieces History: S2, B3: An Interview with Natalie Pithers

By Gudrun | Jun 25, 2020 |

Introduction In this bonus episode, I talk to Natalie Pithers about genealogy and how she got into the world of family history. What You’ll Hear 0:47: What Natalie does 1:25: How Natalie got into genealogy 2:55: Curious coincidences 4:38: Why people are interested in genealogy 6:00: One of the most interesting stories Natalie’s uncovered 15:34:…

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Time Pieces History: S2, B2: An Interview with May King Tsang

By Gudrun | Jun 23, 2020 |

Introduction In this episode, I speak to May King Tsang, FOMO creator and tea ceremony expert about what she does and how it works in any industry. What You’ll Hear 1:11: Who is May King Tsang? 3:15: How FOMO creation can work in any industry 5:15: The similarity between FOMO creation and content marketing 7:45:…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 98 – El Retiro Park

By Gudrun | Jun 23, 2020 |

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – El Retiro Park. El Retiro Park – Introduction to Item 98 I first visited Spain when I was about four, although strictly speaking we…

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Time Pieces History: S2, E12: Wallington Hall

By Gudrun | Jun 18, 2020 |

Introduction Wallington Hall and Gardens: the Fenwicks & the Blacketts, who owned it; ‘England’s Greatest Gardener – Capability Brown’. What You’ll Hear 1:23: The Fenwick family 1:44: The Blackett family 2:18: Walter Calverley Blackett 2:31: Capability Brown 4:06: Coming next on the podcast Prefer to read instead? Click here for a transcript – no email…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 97 – Antwerp

By Gudrun | Jun 18, 2020 |

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Antwerp. Antwerp – Introduction to Item 97 Along with Leiden, Antwerp in Belgium is somewhere I visited a lot as a child, and have…

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Time Pieces History: S2, E11: The Summerhill

By Gudrun | Jun 16, 2020 |

Introduction The Bronze Age beginnings of the Summerhill in Blaydon; the Stella Hall Estate; the Cowen family – progressive business owners and politicians, and the restored water mill at Path Head. What You’ll Hear 1:15: The history of the Summerhill 2:00: The Stella Hall Estate 3:10: Joseph Cowen Sr 4:08: Joseph Cowen Jr 5:01:The Path…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 96 – Singapore

By Gudrun | Jun 16, 2020 |

  First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Singapore. Singapore – Introduction to Item 96 When you plan a long-haul flight to somewhere like Australia, you’re encouraged to have a stopover,…

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