It's quite cold today. Since it's the middle of February, that should come as no surprise to anyone, but it did to me. For the last few weeks, the weather has been unseasonably warm here in the Willamette Valley. Now, it never gets as cold here as it does in many other parts of the … Continue reading One Year Later…
On February 9, 1542, Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford, was plucked from Lord John Russell's house on the Strand and taken up the river to spend her remaining days in the stone fortress known as the Tower of London. Only a few brief sentences track this movement, but nothing further exists beyond that. Where was she … Continue reading Jane Goes Back to the Tower
I hopped onto Yahoo today...It's not my usual search engine, but sometimes I like to use it to get a glance at the news before I go digging into whatever I'm looking for...and I was disheartened to see the familiar face of one of my favorite actors in another story about failed sobriety. I won't … Continue reading All Aboard the If-Only Train
You can find Discovering Diamonds review of The Raven's Widow here: https://discoveringdiamonds.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/the-ravens-widow-by-adrienne-dillard.html
So, I'm not terribly good at this blogging thing...For a writer, who happens to talk a lot, I don't usually feel like I have much to say! I'm going to try to get better at that. I've started something new recently - I'm going to be adding my book reviews on here. I'm a voracious … Continue reading What’s New?
On this day in 1569, Catherine Carey breathed her last from the comfort of her sick bed at Hampton Court Palace. Having researched Catherine for such an extensive period of time, I knew this to be the case, but it wasn't something that occurred to me when I actually visited the palace this autumn. Because … Continue reading January 15, 1569