1913 Derby Day Stunt

Written by Kelci Woolley A suffragette was a member of an activist women’s organisation throughout the early 20th century who, under the banner “Votes for Women”, fought for the right to vote in public elections. The term “suffragette” refers to members of the British Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU), a woman only movement founded in… Read More 1913 Derby Day Stunt

The Troubling End Of ‘Lorenzo The Magnificent’s’ Legacy

Written by Holly Berry The city of Florence plays an integral role in Italy’s rich history; it is arguably the birthplace of renaissance art and the home of stunning architecture like the Duomo cathedral and Uffizi museum – yet this beautiful city has a surprisingly dark past. From assassination conspiracies to exiles, Florence has many… Read More The Troubling End Of ‘Lorenzo The Magnificent’s’ Legacy

Tulipmania: How a flower crashed the stock market

Written by Tali Schlanger ‘The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here’ writes Sylvia Plath[1], contrasting the vibrancy and life of the tulips to her own listlessness. This multicoloured flower that blooms in the Springtime is indeed striking, and although one wouldn’t expect it from a plant, has quite the socio-economic history The tulip… Read More Tulipmania: How a flower crashed the stock market