Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rosie days and Randolph’s relatives

Back from the Cotswolds after a literary tour around some lovely places- my favourite was Broughton Castle- home to William Fiennes who wrote the book The Music Room- a sensitive story of an unusual childhood in such a fantastic place to call home. It was good to return to Slad too- and see the valley… Read more »

Sun and poetry

At last we have summer and that lovely smell of heat and greenery. I have been reading books for a literary tour and it was a prefect time to engulf myself in the works of Edward Thomas and Laurie Lee, with their wonderful descriptions of countryside and nature. In Puruit of Spring by Edward Thomas… Read more »

Wadsley and Punch and Judy

Interesting walk around Wadsley and the common researching for next book this week. Ghost stories abound around there. Was easy to imagine it was haunted in parts, it was so still. Saw a few nuthatches. Fabulous views. So many lovely places I must explore more. I tend to go to the Peak when there are so many… Read more »