Candice West, Author at Homeschooling




    Articles by Candice West

    Jane

    Jane Austen

    Austen was a little known author during her lifetime, and she didn’t become a household name until the Victorian era.


    Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill

    To mark his birthday, we present a few interesting but perhaps little-known facts about one of the most famous British Prime Ministers in history.


    Pilgrims

    The First American Pilgrims

    Conditions in the first settlement, combined with the harsh North American winter, meant that by the spring of 1621 around half of the Mayflower’s passengers had died, succumbing to disease and the cold.


    Veganism

    Veganism

    The concept of abstaining from eating any animal-derived products has existed for centuries, originating in ancient Indian and east-Mediterranean cultures.


    Britain's

    Britain’s Best Buildings

    To mark World Architecture Day on the 3rd of October, here we celebrate some of Britain’s most iconic and best-loved structures.


    The Royal Highland Gathering

    The Royal Highland Gathering

    It is thought that the gathering began in the 11th century when King Malcolm Canmore visited Braemar and called upon the clans of the area to present their men to compete against each other to find the strongest, fastest and most skilled warriors.


    William Wallace

    William Wallace

    William Wallace is forever remembered as a Scottish martyr and a symbol of Scotland’s struggle for independence.


    Ice cream

    Ice Cream History

    The first ice cream-like food was developed in 7th century China where King Tang of Shang was known to eat an iced dessert made with buffalo milk, flour, and camphor.


    Dick Turpin

    The Real Dick Turpin

    It is important to remember the dangerous man that Dick Turpin really was.


    V.E. Day

    V.E. Day

    At 3pm on the 8th May 1945, then Prime Minister Winston Churchill made an announcement on the radio that Germany had surrendered.