As we start the new year, we revisit the poem 'Janus' – the god of doors, gateways, beginnings and endings.

Christmas in Brittany

It is just before Christmas, and we are doing our best to get everything ready. Just as the villagers in Brittany did in the early 1300s.

Grace Darling’s Birthday

Grace Darling saved the lives of nine survivors from the wrecked steamship, the Forfarshire. She was born on 24 November, 1815.

Quick update: from now on there will be just one post a week – a poem every Friday.