10 Things the Scots Gave the World #4: Golf!

10 Things the Scots Gave the World #4: Golf!

  Golf… such a boring sport (sorry, Dad!) but yes, the Scots invented it. Whacking a ball around on the ground was so much fun,  apparently,  that it was  too much of a distraction from learning important other things, like archery, which comes in handy when defeating enemy armies in the 1400s. We Scots, however,…

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10 Things the Scots Gave the World#3: Television!

10 Things the Scots Gave the World#3: Television!

Oh, the time we’ve wasted watching television. Who can we blame? A Scotsman, of course…. John Logie Baird, to be precise. He not only created the first working television but also invented the first purely electric colour TV as well. What other outstanding things did the Scots give us? Follow our blog for more interesting…

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Let Them Eat Spice Cake

Let Them Eat Spice Cake

  It’s time to Stop the series with our last Original Spice Girl of History, Marie Antoinette. I’ve had just as much fun working on these as Marie had partying it up in the French court in her fabulous jewels, gowns and shoes. I’ll be working on a new social media series that continues the…

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Eleanor of… Beckham?

Eleanor of… Beckham?

Round four of The Original Spice Girls of History includes the Middle Ages most badass queen. Eleanor of Aquitaine, who apparently rode bare-breasted to Damascus, had affairs and ditched her first husband, the boring King of France, for her second, the rough and tumble Henry II of England. This “Lioness of Winter” gave birth to…

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