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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.
“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
A group of amateur explorers believe they have found the remains of Fort Harrell, a 170 year old base built during the Second Seminole war. After making five journeys into the Everglades, fi... Read more
The four volumes of Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor were originally published between 1861 and 1862. The work serves as a remarkable documentation of life in London before t... Read more