My articles

I have also written articles for many other publications. Below are a selection of some of my writing:

My articles:

8 Famous People who have been Excommunicated by the Catholic Church

The World’s Most Expensive Ingredients

6 Types of Fascinating Trace Fossils You Can Visit

6 of the Most Intriguing Book Towns 

7 Lost and Rediscovered Literary Works by Famous Authors

6 Animals Who Made History and Where to See Them 

Man, Toad, Rabbit: 9 Cultural Explanations For What We See in the Moon

Biggest, Smallest, Most Expensive: 8 Record Breaking Books

Solemnly swearing, Nine Places Where Oaths are Required

15 things you might not know about Beatrix Potter

The Meanings Behind 9 Common (and Thankfully not-so-common) Disease Names

9 Animals Accused of Espionage

Don’t you know who I am? 7 People with Self-proclaimed Titles

Ten of the Most Expensive Movie Props Ever Sold

7 Things Introduced at World Fairs

8 Remarkable Sets of Identical Twins

The Story Behind 10 Famous Typefaces

10 Extremely Valuable Author Signatures

11 Miniature Mischief Makers From World Folklore

12 WWII Diaries You Can Read  

10 Writers and Artists Who Wanted Their Work Destroyed     

The Story Behind 12 One-word Famous Last Words

10 of the oldest surviving books in the world and where to see them

10 Mythical Giants from Around the World

7 Ships That Disappeared Without a Trace        

10 Historical First Impressions of Animals and Food

7 Spectacular Lost Crown Jewels   

9 of the Most Exclusive College Secret Societies

Strange Superstitions About Insects from Around the World

8 Trade Routes That Shaped World History

9 Amazing Statues You Can Only See Underwater

8 Explorers Who Mysteriously Disappeared

The Necromancer Roger Bolingbroke and the Plot to Kill King Henry VI

8 World Famous Historical Hats

10 of the World’s Rarest Gemstones

The Dangerous and Highly Competitive World of Victorian Orchid Hunting

9 Famous People Supposedly Killed by Food or Drink

9 Unusual Last Wills

The Lure of Laudanum – the Victorians’ Favourite Drug

The Eccentric Life of Lord Walter Rothschild

10 of the World’s Best Toy Shops

5 of the Shortest Reigns in History

8 Surprising Fact About the Deepest Part of the Ocean

The Pioneering Female Science Fiction Writer Who Kept Her Identity Hidden for 50 Years 

7 New Minerals Created by Human Activity

10 Historical Markers Hidden in Plain Sight

The Short-Lived British Fashion for Ornamental Hermits

4 Amazing Archaeological Discoveries Spotted by Satelite

7 Historic Flags and Where to See Them

6 Eponyms Named After the Wrong Person

8 Amazing Things Uncovered by Melting Glaciers

10 of the Worst Jobs of the Victorian Era