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Daryl has a Bachelor’s degree in History from Royal Holloway University of London. He has always had a strong interest in writing, particularly about history, politics, the environment or culture. Originally from London, he currently lives in Riga, Latvia. Alongside history he has a strong interest in environmental and political issues. He enjoys travelling, slowly learning how to speak Latvian and exploring the country’s distinct culture. His other passion is music. He has worked as a writer on the subject, as well as being a musician himself. Daryl is interested in cultural, social and political history. He is fascinated by the role of cultural objects, whether novels, visual arts, events, music or even a past society’s reading of history, as means to reflect on times and people. His particular period of interest is modern history and he is keenly interested in the relationship between mainstream and counter cultures.
The 4th of August marks the fifty year anniversary of an incident that came to play a pivotal role in America’s eventual involvement in the Vietnam War. A great deal has been written recentl... Read more
A group of archaeologists working in Denmark have made a gruesome discovery that reveals a great deal about the rituals and traditions of Iron Age tribes in the region. The site, in a lake n... Read more
An anchor being deep cleaned in Texas this week, could reveal a great deal about the first British explorations of the North-West Pacific. The barnacle ravished artefact has travelled some 2... Read more
There is no writer for which the title ‘father of Western Literature’ could be more appropriate than Homer. The blind poet from Ancient Greece is credited with writing the first two works of... Read more
“It was hard, hard work. We had been training for several months for the mission and we knew it was going to be different, and we had to do it properly.” Theodore Van Kirk, the last survivin... Read more