Derp lions and Malta!

Derp lions and Malta!

Hi all! Here’s our first attempt at a Vlog post, and we even managed an on-site shooting in…MALTA! We’re now back and revitalised, and already working out how to make the next one even better. Leave any improvement suggestions in the comments below, and...
Status symbols through the ages and their importance in culture

Status symbols through the ages and their importance in culture

Throughout history, status symbols – often bizarre ones – have cropped up in art, texts, and archaeological finds, and have puzzled people from later cultures. As in nature, humans are driven by biological imperative (as well as personal desire) to show themselves as the best, and to advance their authority and power. Humans have found a wide variety of ways to display their “superiority” within a community, ranging from fancy dressing, to the erection of wondrous structures, to the acquisition of rare commodities. Enter the status symbol.

Medieval land measuring units

Medieval land measuring units

Measuring units during the medieval times were a mess, lack of standardisation, distance and languages barriers was just the start. This article is trying to give you a rough understanding of how land was separated and measured for production and taxation purposes during the medieval times in England (as per Doomsday book)

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