History’s Unparalleled Alliance: the Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of Windsor, 9th May 1386

  Winston Churchill in a speech in the House of Commons in October 1943 famously described the unique and ancient friendship between England and Portugal as an alliance “without parallel in world history”.[1] It is 630 years since a treaty …

The Changing Face – and Faces – of Number 10 Downing Street: the geography of power since 1945

Number 10 Downing Street - the official residence of the First Lord of the Treasury

"How much I wish that the public – the people, after all, on whose behalf Number 10 exists – could see beyond that famous front door…" - Margaret Thatcher  Just off Whitehall, in London’s SW1 postcode, fronted by one of the world’s most …