Fallingwater House - Frank Lloyd Wright (1937), Pablo Sanchez Martin, Flickr Creative Commons

Age of Architects: Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, whose creative period spanned more than 70 years, designing more than...

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Great Dixter

Building England: Great Dixter House &...

Lutyens' Great Dixter House is a romantic recreation of a medieval Manor House, complete with a great hall and parlour.

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ANZAC Artillery and Medical officers at rest, Gallipoli, ARCHIVES NEW ZEALAND, Flickr Creative Commons

The Gallipoli Campaign

The Gallipoli campaign was a bloody WW1 campaign which took place on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey from February 1915 to January 1916. Though the Allied...

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Baked Plaice Darina Allen

Uplifting Summer Recipes

With the change of the seasons, we wanted to share some of our favourite sun-soaked dishes for you to cook and enjoy at home and with your loved ones!

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The Kokoda Trail Campaign

The Kokoda Track campaign or Kokoda Trail campaign was part of the Pacific War in World War 2. The fighting during the Kokoda campaign represents the first...

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Chiswick House Gardens

Building England: Chiswick House

The gardens and the villa take inspiration from the architecture and gardens of ancient Rome, such as the Emperor Hadrians Villa at Tivoli.

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Timgad ruins, Gabriel Jorby, Flickr Creative Commons

North Africa’s Natives: The Berbers

The Greek and Phoenician traders called them barbarians but the true nomenclature of the Berber people is “Amazigh”, which means “free people”.

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Tlemcen, Algeria

The Seige of Tlemcen

Tlemcen was the medieval capital of Algeria, a trading hub on the crossroads of the caravan trade route that connected deepest Africa to the Mediterranean...

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Synagogue Alger

The Forgotten Jews of Algeria

In Algeria today, the synagogues have mostly been turned into mosques - like the great synagogues of Algiers or Oran.

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March 1954 - Soldiers of the French Foreign Legion parade through Bao Ninh, in Indochina.

“French by Spilled Blood”: The French...

The French Foreign Legion was created by Louis Philippe the King of France in March 1831. The French expeditionary force that had occupied Algiers in 1830 was...

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