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History Podcast TTT Season 4 Shetland Storytelling

Season 4 Episode 18: Sarah McBurnie on the Stories of Shetland

“You must never call it the Shetlands. Islanders are proud and can be prickly about the name: it’s either Shetland or the Shetland Islands.” Anne Cleeves Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in.  I am you host, Rebecca Budd, and I am looking forward to sharing this moment with you. I […]

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Historical Literature History Lily Style Podcast TTT Season 4 Storytelling Writing

Season 4 Episode 16: Lily Style on Horatia’s Secret and Bringing the Past Alive in Stories

“Horatia Nelson Ward has a terrible secret. She is the illegitimate daughter of British hero Admiral Lord Nelson, while her mother is the despised Lady Hamilton. And if she claims her heritage to redeem herself, she’ll ruin her children. Her silence is tearing her apart. Concerned loved ones coax her to disclose. But a sixty-year-old […]

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Gutter Lasses History Podcast TTT Shetland Storytelling

Season 4 Episode 12: Shetland, Herring & The Gutter Lasses

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia! Thank you for listening in. I am your host, Rebecca Budd, and I am looking forward to sharing this moment with you. Storytelling has been with us since ancient times beginning as an oral tradition.  When writing arrived, these oral stories would find new homes in stone, papyrus, and […]

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History Podcast TTT Season 3 Susan Abernethy

Season 3 Episode 42: Susan Abernethy on Catherine of Braganza, Queen of England and Regent of Portugal

“Amidst all the commotion created by King Charles II and his flamboyant mistresses, there actually was a Queen. She was Catherine of Braganza, and she led a very interesting life in England as the King’s wife and later as ruler of her country of origin.” Susan Abernethy, The Freelance History Writer  Welcome to Tea, Toast […]