The Windmill, Connections I What are Connections? There are three ‘Connections’ stories throughout The Windmill. They are mysterious… and for good reason. No, we do not know yet when they are set. What are they about and why do some characters relate to them…to dream of them? It begins with Connections I and will further connect to II … Continue reading The Windmill, Connections I

Remembrance: Writers as Nurses in The British Red Cross

With Remembrance Sunday approaching on 14th November in the UK, it is a time of reflection for those who gave their lives in military campaigns or had their lives taken from them due to conflict. Whilst searching through archives, I stumbled upon a familiar logo. An organisation that seems to be ever-present and at the … Continue reading Remembrance: Writers as Nurses in The British Red Cross

Halloween and The Windmill

Halloween is here once more. Are there any mysterious connections in The Windmill? Ginny who is one of the main characters in the first part of the book, The Windmill, has been bequeathed a house, by her Great Aunt Florence. Nobody in the family can recall anything about Florence who disappeared whilst on a mission … Continue reading Halloween and The Windmill

Introducing K L A Editorial Services

#Copyediting and #Proofreading Here to make your writing dream a reality. Would you like help with a final copyedit and proofread to finish your manuscript and publish your book? I have self-published my debut novel The Windmill. The experience I gained in writing and producing my book will help you, the aspiring author, shape your … Continue reading Introducing K L A Editorial Services

Silent Curiosity

A character introduced in Book One of the series, The Windmill, becomes an integral part of Book Two. The poem is written by this character and features within Book Two. But who is this character, who might the subject of the lines be, and where and when was it discovered... Silent Curiosity I look upon … Continue reading Silent Curiosity

Boswell in Holland 1763-1764

James Boswell's adventures in Holland begin where his London Journal 1762-1763 finished.These accounts were not published until 1952, and many of the papers for this journal were lost in Boswell's own lifetime. As yet, they have never been recovered. When Boswell left Holland in June 1764, he packed his journal and left them with a … Continue reading Boswell in Holland 1763-1764

Boswell in London 1762-1763

James Boswell died in 1795 and became a literary sensation in 1950! But how could this be? Boswell was a prolific writer, and the Boswell Papers were one the most significant finds of English literary manuscripts ever made. They give us a fantastic account of life and events in London between 1762-1763 that augments the … Continue reading Boswell in London 1762-1763

Bank Holiday Break and The Windmill

With the last Bank Holiday of the summer falling upon us here in Britain, it is our last chance to seize the moment to indulge ourselves before the Autumn. So, why not treat yourself to a lazy day with a good story that is told through a lens of three snapshots in time that are … Continue reading Bank Holiday Break and The Windmill

What is destiny? The Windmill…

What is love at first sight? What do we mean by destiny? Are things sometimes just meant to be? And are there messages within our dreams? THE WINDMILL. Limited edition signed copy here.Told through the lens of three snapshots in time that are connected by a 'soul's' journey to reunite with past loves, experience the … Continue reading What is destiny? The Windmill…

Spying Before The Great War…

Document date 1909 The National Archives KV 1/4 Director of Military operations ( M.O.5.)War OfficeLondonS.W. Whilst researching the National Archives for information pertinent to my second book in the series, I came across this document. Not only was it of historical interest, but would give a great background history to one of my characters from … Continue reading Spying Before The Great War…