History Blogs

I love history, heritage and exploring the stories of places, people and things. Here, you'll find my Time Pieces History Project posts and more.

Time Pieces History Project: How I’m Using my Skills

By Gudrun | July 13, 2019

The Time Pieces History Project is ambitious, and with 100 articles in 50 weeks, enthusiasm alone isn’t enough to see it through to completion and to make sure the content is clear and engaging. To make sure the project goes smoothly, I’m using a lot of skills I’ve acquired over the years, both as an…

Time Pieces History Project: About Me

By Gudrun | July 6, 2019

I’ve talked about the inspiration for the Time Pieces History Project and how I’d like it to pan out, so I should probably say something about myself too, particularly for new visitors to my site. I’m not a historian. I’m not even an amateur historian. I am, however, a chronicler of events, of things that…

An Introduction to My Time Pieces History Project

By Gudrun | June 8, 2019

My Time Pieces History Project has been inspired by love of history and a desire to write about it more. The concept was, of course, slightly influenced by the brilliant series “A History of the World in 100 Objects”, a collaboration between BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum, curated and presented by then-Director Neil…