I'm an author specialising in family history, social history, industrial history and literary biography. Real stories; real people; real lives.
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Friday, 11 February 2011
Protecting Our Historic Sites
Britain's historic sites are not just at risk from vandalism or neglect, but are being stripped of any valuable materials they contain. Some people have no pride in or respect for our heritage. I can't help wondering whether this is owing to a lack of education - the history curriculum nowadays seems far more narrow in scope than when I went to school.