Nineteenth Century World History: 1800-1810 {Transatlantic Slave Trade and its Abolition}

There was a whole heap of interesting stuff going on in the early 1800's.  Great Britain was indeed great and steaming forth as leaders in the industrial revolution (steaming?  Geddit?!); the East India company is growing, increasing Britain's influence over the world; Napoleon becomes known as an invincible leader; Morphine is isolated, making opium a lot…


Jane Austen’s House

I have been meaning to post this for ages.  We visited Jane Austen's house during our staycation.  Even the boys enjoyed this day out, although that may have been because we ended the trip at a quaint village restaurant for a huge feed! So without further ado.... The surrounding countryside: The house from a distance:…

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