Tag - historical

A London Map of the Dead

This is not, in fact, a Google mashup that shows the migratory patterns of giant human skulls. No, it’s instead an interactive map that The Times and the Museum of London have put together to show Londoners just where the bodies are...

A Viking Landscape: The Mosfell...

If any of you are interested in historical, archaeological, or forensic anthropology (yes, that’s right: sort of like CSI but much, much older and cooler), this short sixteen-minute film on a Viking landscape is interesting. It is free...

Old Fashioned Halloween: A Victorian View

Senses Working Overtime clued us in to something very sweet: Old-Fashioned Hallowe’en. It’s a blog devoted to “a selection of 19th and early 20th century stories, articles and poetry from period sources such as magazines...

The Quiet American (2002) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan, based on the novel by Graham GreeneDirected by: Philip NoyceStarring: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Tzi Ma, Rade Serbedzija Features: Running audio commentary...

Brother Cadfael: Sets 2 & 3 (1994...

Film: DVD: Written by: Ken Grieve, Malcolm Mowbray, Rick Stroud & Herbert WiseDirected by: Simon Burke, Russell Lewis & Christopher Russell, based on the novels of Ellis Peters Starring: Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, Julian Firth...