The Drew Diaries
I came across Celia Fiennes about 20 years ago on a visit to Broughton Castle near Banbury.
She was an amazingly independent and curious woman who travelled around England from around 1682 to 1712 in a series of ´tours´. 316 more words
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An extra benefit of my new blog is that when it comes to birthday presents, it´s made life a bit easier. So last week I received these two diaries. 31 more words
1 month ago
Samuel Pepys is my favourite diarist and an inspiration so when in London last week I had to visit the exhibition. It’s in Greenwich, along the river east of the city. 381 more words
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