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‘A heartwarming historical novel’ – Rosie Goodwin

‘A heartwarming historical novel’ – Rosie Goodwin

I am thrilled and delighted beyond words to have received warm words of praise from Rosie Goodwin, the Queen of historical saga authors, for The Royal Station Master’s Daughters. She describes it as 'A heartwarming historical novel', and I cannot thank her enough. I...

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Signing up Norfolk’s War Horses for WW1

Signing up Norfolk’s War Horses for WW1

I so love Michael Morpurgo's powerful War Horse story and was reminded of it when reading about the signing up of Norfolk's own War Horses in a booklet called Dereham in the Great War, A Diary by Terry Davy. The entry for Thursday, 6 August 1914 vividly describes the...

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Sandringham’s Queen Bee Flower Power

Sandringham’s Queen Bee Flower Power

I was interested to learn that TV naturalist and eco campaigner Chris Packham led a children’s march to Buckingham Palace to deliver a petition with more than 100,000 signatures asking the Queen to rewild royal lands. The petition urges the royal family to commit to...

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Introducing my writing companions, Elsie and Ernie

Introducing my writing companions, Elsie and Ernie

We're currently staying in Airbnb in a hamlet called Barway while our house in Ely is renovated, and we'll be here for a couple more months yet. While here I'm pressing on with writing book 2 in my trilogy. I've written more than 35,000 words already and am making a...

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When did the first Royal Train steam into Wolferton?

When did the first Royal Train steam into Wolferton?

How fabulous for the newly wed Princess Alexandra to be swept off her feet and onto the royal train by her dashing young bridegroom, Prince Edward, (later King Edward V11) to spend their honeymoon at Sandringham. The date was 28 March, 1863 and this was the first...

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