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London - Day 2

It is several days since I wrote my last post so a bit of catching up to do.  I will rewind to where we left off in the previous post. 281 more words

Hodge's History of Cats

I blogged a while back about making a book about cats for Dr Johnson’s House Trust. It’s now complete and available to purchase exclusively from… 224 more words


Fleet Street London

The protagonist in my novel Crucial Evidence, Cassie Hardman walks from the Old Bailey to her chambers in Middle Temple Lane and as my novel is set in contemporary London I wanted to find out how much it had changed since the days when I took the same route.   540 more words


Sunday, 27th July 2014

Dr Johnson said that patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. Wearing flip-flops on a night out is the first.


Sneaky Roadrunners

Sneaky Roadrunner ~ by Dr. James J. S. Johnson

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

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Great Blue Heron: Patient, Prompt, and (Rarely) Ready To Fight

Great Blue Heron: Patient, Prompt, and (Rarely) Pugnacious

by Dr. James J. S. Johnson

The heron family (family Ardeidae, which also includes bitterns and some egrets) and their cousins include some of my favorite long-legged wading birds: great blue herons, green herons, grey herons, tri-colored herons, night herons, great white egrets, and cattle egrets. 518 more words


Dr. Johnson's Georgian Jamboree

An Evening of 18th-Century Junketing, in aid of Dr. Johnson’s House: featuring guest speakers Dr. JONATHAN FOYLE, the  acclaimed TV architecture historian; and the estimable   65 more words

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