Category: News

Introducing…MyLifeIsHistory.com!

It has been a long time in coming, but I have great news! I now own the domain name for My Life is History so it has now become MyLifeIsHistory.com! I have been away for a while, but rest assured this weekend I will be posting two articles: one about Tintagel Castle and the other

Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit Museum in the Works?

If you are a fan of The Lord of the Rings films, you might be glad to know that a museum dedicated to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit is a distinct possibility in Wellington, New Zealand. According to Stuff.co.nz, a deal may have been reached where a museum will be opened in

MummyBytes

Normally I post about English and European happenings, but I figured I would expand my historical news horizons into Egypt. So, what’s been happening in Egypt over the last couple of months?

The Finding of the ‘Car Park King’

I was recently invited to submit a summary of the news media surrounding the search for and discovery of King Richard III by the chief editor of the Midwest World History Association’s online journal, the Middle Ground. I happily complied, and the following is what I wrote, summarized from the numerous links I have posted

Hauberks Under Car Parks: The Latest Archaeological Trend

What is it about finding medieval bigshots under car parks in the past year? (And for those of you who are not versed in British terminology, a car park is simply a parking lot.) I lovingly use the term “bigshot” because in recent news, both a king of England and a medieval knight have been

A Trippin’ We Will Go

England is known for many things: stone circles, tea, rolling hills, funny accents… I’ve done my fair bit of traveling in England, mostly to the Midlands and the northwestern parts. I found a couple of articles from the Guardian about places that would be awesome to visit. Wiltshire is home to the largest stone circle in