My friends and family know how much I love music and how words and phrases that come up in general conversation will trigger me to sing a song, much to their amusement – or annoyance! I used to play a game with my sons when they were young and tell them…
St. Peter's the Railwaymen's Church, Charbagh, Lucknow
My first visit to St. Peter's in 1997 or 98 was for a rather very naive reason. I came to know of a woman priest Rev. Pearl Prashad leading
Researching British India Family History - a talk at Bury St Edmunds Rec...
I will be giving a talk on "Researching British India Family History" at Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds on Saturday 5th March 2016 a
He Was Armenian: Albert Abid - Valet to the Nizam of Hyderabad - The Upd...
This story is brought to you with the support of the AGBU UK Trust. …..Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less travelled…
New evidence for the style of the "Fraser artist" in Delhi: Portraits of...
One of the earliest European scientific accounts of Afghanistan is Mountstuart Elphinstone’s An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its De
A tribute to forgotten heroes of the seven seas - Untold lives blog
Seamen from South Asia, known as lascars, played a vital role during both world wars, providing manpower to keep the supply lines open. Howe
Indian seamen: a roll of honour for the Second World War - Untold lives ...
Indian seamen, or lascars, remain forgotten heroes of the world wars, partly because information about them is very scarce. The blog I poste
Tiger Moth planes to drop poppies on Bovington Tank Museum - BBC News
Three Tiger Moth aircraft are to drop thousands of poppies in memory of servicemen and women who died in the line of duty.
Letters from Indian Soldiers, 26 September 1915 - Untold lives blog
On 26 September 1914, 28,500 Indian Army troops arrived on the Western Front to fill the huge losses suffered by the British Expeditionary F
The Tears of the Rajas by Ferdinand Mount review – mastery account of a ...
A superbly written and researched account of the imperial project in India
Cremated human bones in pot found in Crossrail dig suggest gruesome ritu...
Discovery deepens mystery of scores of Roman skulls found near site close to Liverpool St station and may confirm theory they are from Boudi