History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
John Mitchinson explores the transformational contribution, too easily overlooked, by the labourers who built the country's canals and railways.
The Count of the Saxon Shore recalls some of the post-Roman pirates and renegades who promised to 'Make Britain Great Again'
As he patrols his British forts guarding against Anglo-Saxon invaders, the Count of the Saxon Coast recounts another true story from the first great Brexit, sixteen hundred years ago.
John Mitchinson on the not-so-recent history of rigging the vote, bribing voters with booze and voter suppression, using whiskey
The Count of the Saxon Shore provides another insight into the 'Great Brexit from Rome'
Millennials, and the generation that followed them, have often been painted as self-obsessed, image-conscious, fixated on the picture that they present to the world. But we only need look at the sad tale of Gesche Gottfried to understand that we’ve always been vain creatures.