Alison Barnes

An exotic London theatre funded the building of the first Eddystone lighthouse. Alison Barnes has discovered what kind of shows it staged.

Magi Advent

Alison Barnes explains our special fondness for the Christmas legend.

Alison Barnes sets the record straight on who was really responsible for introducing this popular custom to Britain.

Shipping off the Eddystone Lighthouse, Vilhelm Melbye. Wiki Commons.

Alison Barnes reveals a new discovery about the Eddystone lighthouse: the first of its kind to be built on rocks in the sea.