Archive for: November 2017

How volunteering helped me find a sense of purpose again

Richard Luscombe, an English Heritage volunteer at Wrest Park in Bedfordshire
Posted:
13 November 2017
Posted By:
Richard Luscombe
Categories:
Your Stories

English Heritage Records Keeper, Richard Luscombe, writes about his time spent volunteering at Wrest Park, and explains how gaining experience with English Heritage across a range of roles has helped him overcome personal tragedy.  Life changes. Sometimes we make the changes, sometimes events ch...

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The illuminating history of lighting

Osborne lit up at night
Posted:
6 November 2017
Posted By:
Tom Moriarty
Categories:
History Uncovered, Things To Do

Forget the cold - the worst thing about winter is the dark. You wake up in the dark and get home in the dark. If you work indoors, you may sneak a slither of sunlight at lunchtime if you’re lucky, but that's your lot. The NHS estimates that 1 in 15 people get Seasonal Affective Disorder in the UK ...

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