Is Pub History Real History?

Is Pub History Real History?

Is pub history real history? The essence of this question concerns the historical importance of pubs within the discourse of history. Meaning that we are questioning if pubs are more than places where people go to drink alcohol. Whilst to all people fascinated by pub...
Old London Pub Lost to Property Development

Old London Pub Lost to Property Development

Old London Pub Lost to Property Development Going down the pub When you find an old London pub somewhere in the historical archives you don’t always know if it is still alive or not. Pub culture in London and the UK is a very specific idiosyncrasy of British culture...
Uncovering the past

Uncovering the past

The Old Scrapbook is an archive of clips, articles, photographs, and postcards about pub history in 1950s England.  Each page delivers fascinating questions and reveals a time just before the world of real ale came under attack from corporate mergers and acquisitions....
Theresa May Peace of Mind in Our Time

Theresa May Peace of Mind in Our Time

Theresa May Peace of Mind in Our TimeThe main thing about May’s deal is that it is possibly the worst example of leadership in international negotiations in the 21st century. Maybe some other leader will make an even bigger mess over the next 82 years but it is...