Monthly Archives: September 2011

A quick history of domestic lighting

The history of domestic lighting has been governed by economics, but also by snobbery and tradition, and occasionally by a dangerous desire for novelty. As ‘If Walls Could Talk’ is being repeated on the TV at the moment, I thought you might enjoy a quick history of domestic lighting. Yawn, what a dull subject, you

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Poor old Peter the Wild Boy – article in The Telegraph

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Here’s an article about Peter the Wild Boy which appeared in the Telegraph a little while ago.  He also has his own page here, an extract from my book about him and his colleagues in the royal household called Courtiers, The Secret History of the Georgian Court. National Treaures Live: Peter, the feral child who captivated

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