Beltane and the beginning of Summer

Beltane - the Gaelic May Day festival is celebrated on the first of May, which falls halfway between the spring equinox (Ostara) and the approaching summer solstice, Litha. Beltane is a Celtic word meaning 'the fires of bel', and this festival marks the beginning of summer. Although strongly connected with fertility, it was time for … Continue reading Beltane and the beginning of Summer

Christmas Special Offer: The Windmill.

Limited edition signed copy of THE WINDMILL Available for Christmas Only £8.99 (inc. P&P)(Sorry UK customers only) Please contact for international shipping Enjoy a quiet, cosy moment with your 'new' favourite book. Please subscribe and follow my blog. Share with your friends, those that you feel might like to think about some of the subjects … Continue reading Christmas Special Offer: The Windmill.

THE WINDMILL: One Year Old Today!

What better way to celebrate the day with its first official outing at the Christmas market I would like to thank everyone for their continued support. HAPPY ONE YEAR OLD TODAY Please subscribe and follow my blog. Share with your friends, those that you feel might like to think about some of the subjects in … Continue reading THE WINDMILL: One Year Old Today!

The Windmill, Connections I

https://youtu.be/cBNDPDeDEO0 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

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

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

This Summer…Read The Windmill

Get your very own FIRST EDITION signed copy for summer. ONLY 30 COPIES REMAINING BUY HERE: An excerpt taken from the book to remind you of the beauty of summer and The Windmill. Chill out this summer, feel the sun, read a great story that's had great reviews Enjoy Please subscribe and follow my blog. … Continue reading This Summer…Read The Windmill

The Windmill and Genealogy…isn’t it wonderful?

My Family, My Ancestors. I wanted to revisit my very first blog to expand upon some of the ideas and thoughts I used to create the hypothesis running through The Windmill and future books within the series. The storyboard is there, the stories are taking shape. In this blog, I explained the catalyst of events. … Continue reading The Windmill and Genealogy…isn’t it wonderful?