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Review: The Devil on the Road by Robert Westall

19 June 2017

The Devil on the Road by Robert Westall was published in 1977 and recommended by my husband. Apparently, according to my husband, was a title on a reading list at school and he read...

Bank Holiday fun at Stokesay Castle

2 June 2017

Last weekend was a Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK. These are usually jam-packed with events of all sorts. Some people enjoy romantic getaways, BBQs with friends (if the weather...

Review: Arbella Stuart – The Uncrowned Queen by Jill Armitage

1 June 2017

Arbella Stuart: The Uncrowned Queen by Jill Armitage, published by Amberley Publishing in 2017, (the title on Goodreads is Arbella Stuart: England’s Almost Queen) takes readers...

The Golden Boy of the Jacobean Age: A Guest Post by Sarah Fraser

26 May 2017

The Golden Boy of the Jacobean Age: first Prince of Wales of Great Britain, is this perhaps one of the greatest Kings we never had?   Discovering Henry Stuart, Prince of Wales...