Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Tagalong Historian, In Print

Here is a little article I wrote for Retrospect, the university journal for history, classics and archaeology. You can find my brief account of the Darien disaster, titled (click to read it): Scotland’s Lost Colony, on page 12. The focus of the issue was failure, and I would argue (and do) that the Darien scheme was Scotland’s greatest […]

A Weekend At Wellcome

Things are moving along at the same pace as always here in Edinburgh, minus the internship, thus the lull in blogging. Until the last couple of weeks I had been spending a day or two every week at the Sibbald Library doing research for my dissertation. Over the last few weeks I had a flurry […]