Good company in Bedale at the Community Library
It was such a great pleasure spending the morning in the in the Community Library of the lovely Georgian market town of Bedale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on Wednesday 27th November. Added to which I was in
Stanley says …..
My mum wrote a great story – ‘Renaissance – The Fall and Rise of a King’ mybook.to/TheRiseofaKing is a really good read – it won awards and got amazing reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. Here’s a swift summary – Betrayed!
Kirby Ravensworth and Ravensworth Castle
Checking through my research notes and photos for my current writing project – ‘Renegade’ – the sequel to my novel ‘Renaissance – The Fall and Rise of a King,’ #amwriting #histfic I came across these photos of Ravensworth Castle and
I re-discovered this image of me recently. It stirs happy memories for me of the time I spent researching for my novel ‘Renaissance – The Fall and Rise of a King,’ at the Tower and St George’s Chapel Windsor.
Guesting on Angela Wren’s Blog – James et Moi
Please welcome friend and author, Marla Skidmore… …to the blog this week. Hi Marla, thanks for being here and please tell me all about your interest in history and how it inspires your writing… Since I was old enough to
Guesting on the lovely Pauline Barclay’s Blog
My passion is to write about events that happen in life and change everything for those involved as well as those caught up in the maelstrom. I want my characters to sit at your side, steal your attention and sweep
A Dublin Link to The Wars of the Roses
For our summer vacation this year, my husband and I decided to explore the British Isles – to visit some of our favourite places – Dublin being one of them – we spent a very happy week there some years ago
Book Signing at The Little Ripon Bookshop
I had a fantastic two hours signing books at the Ripon Bookshop on Saturday morning – and I have to give a huge thank you to Simon and Jill for hosting the event for me. Almost from the beginning I
Did Henry VI have a sex coach in his marriage bed?
An interesting article found in the Guardian in February 2019. The medieval monarch and his queen, Margaret of Anjou, were not alone at night, historian Lauren Johnson reveals Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou as depicted in the Talbot Shrewsbury