Kate Smith

Web editor at the History of Place project

Posts by Kate Smith:

Hot irons and hemorrhoids

Image shows outline of man going 'aargh' suffering from hot irons and hemorrhoids

Things got a bit gory at The Beaney in Canterbury as museum visitors constructed a story of peril in Medieval England to feed into our digital game.

Please may I go to the country?

An article on holiday cottages from early 20th century

How poverty, disability and lack of access to nature were all linked for some Guild members – and the language used to appeal for country holidays.

Brave, Poor – and Livestreamed

image of young disabled boys outside the School of the Brave Poor things in scout uniform

Save the link: we will be livestreaming our event looking to the past and future of disabled people from this page on 20th October as part of the Festival of the Future City.