Who was Mrs Martin? I don’t think we will ever know – but we will come on to Mama, Papa, Lucy and Cousin James at the end of this entry. 795 more words
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The Auricula Suite is an album of songs telling a re-imagined story of a historical journey to a new land. Inspired by folk tales of the alpine flower – the Primula auricula – and its 16th century journey to England with the Huguenot refugees, it is a tale of love and loss, persecution and a new beginning. 343 more words
You enter the crime scene by appointment only. You may not need to knock; the door glides open on your approach and as your credentials are checked you’re reminded of the necessity to maintain the silence, leave no trace, disturb nothing, to only use your senses and memory, not your fingers, to interrogate the evidence. 901 more words
1776 Monday January 1st
Mama & Lucy drank tea at Mrs Martin’s. I stayed at home to make tea for Papa and Cousin James.
1980 Thursday August 7th: 204 years later my mother and I drove from our home in Surrey to the little village of Childrey, near Wantage, in Oxfordshire, to visit my elderly great aunt in her beamed and thatched cottage. 264 more words