Let us cast our minds back to imagine we are in the midst of the First World War. Fighting is worldwide on the Western Front, in East Africa, Mesopotamia and Gallipoli (now modern-day Syria and Iraq). Of the 75 million men who are fighting in the war, over 1.5million of these were from Indian Army. More than 74,000 sacrificed their lives.
Nestled in the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle is a thriving historic Market Town surrounded by dramatic limestone crags, steep fells and walled fields. This is a land of more sheep than people, the perfect place to get away from it all. Relax and breathe, or immerse yourself with the elements and tackle the vast mountainous regions.
Have you ever thought about why your town or village is the way it is?
Here at Settle Stories we believe local history matters. It helps us understand who we are, where we come from and who we want to become as people and communities.
Disney Princesses are more than just fairytale maidens that sing cute songs and dance along with their cartoon friends. In fact, there are significant historical meanings for many of these characters’ names.
These meanings come from the different cultures represented in many of the cartoon animations.
Ever thought you’re not capable of writing?
Creative writing is an art. The art of making things up. It's writing done in a way that is not academic or technical but still attracts an audience. Though the definition is rather loose, creative writing can for the most part be considered any writing that is original and self-expressive.