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City of Ravens: Boria Sax October 31, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Contemporary, Medieval, Modern
City of Ravens: Boria Sax

The story so far. An ancient British myth going back to ‘ye olde Celtic times’ states that while ravens reside at the Tower of London then Britain will prosper. However, turn the neatly embossed tourist sign with ‘ye olde Celtic times’ over and there is a ‘Made in Taiwan’ marker stamped into the plastic. Translated? […]

Druidic Ravens at the Tower of London? October 10, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Contemporary, Medieval, Modern
Druidic Ravens at the Tower of London?

Beachcombing got an email this week from a Canadian history student. ‘Seeing as you seem to have knowledge of historical things quite off the beaten track I thought I’d seek some historic tourism advice. I’m a Canadian history student and over Christmas I’ll be travelling to London. I plan on a doing a couple of […]