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Clapham Blog

The Forgotten Stanza of the Star-Spangled Banner

Growing up in Hong Kong, attending a British school and having just a few American friends, I sadly lacked a broad understanding of American history.

 

My limited interaction with Americans meant I wasn't aware of this deficit and assumed the...

St. Valentine: The Man, the Myth, the Legend

February 14th is Valentine’s day and is celebrated worldwide. People share cards, chocolate, flowers and other tokens of love with those they cherish. But have you ever wondered who this saint is that inspires such devotion? What commendable acts...