People

People are not only what makeup our daily lives but also make up who we are. Bloom aims to write articles about interesting people all over, whoever may cross our paths and their stories. There are interesting people everywhere, and Bloom aims to find them and write all about what makes them so unique and special.

Edward the 2nd: England’s First Gay King

As it’s LGBTQ history month, what better way to commence the series than with a fact that maybe not all of you are aware of, Edward II’s sexuality. He was king from 1307-1327, and though he did marry a woman, marriages during this time often occurred for political reasons rather than bride and groom falling in love.

Robert Burns’ Famous Supper

Why do they eat haggis, neeps and tatties on Burns Night? When did Robert live? Is Auld Lang Syne the national song of Scotland, or is it Mull of Kintyre? All that and more coming up.

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