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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.
A seemingly innocuous lump of rock found by Polish archaeologists last year is in fact a piece of meteorite. The unusual origins of the shard, found in a 9,000 year old hut from the Neolithi... Read more
Archaeologists in South-East Turkey have made a discovery that throws into doubt the speed that writing superseded non-literate communication as the basis for trade. The consensus among hist... Read more