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Never a pawn, ever a queen

Okay, I can’t resist her any longer. She’s played bit-parts in some recent posts, but today’s protagonist is of the firm conviction she deserves her moment in the limelight – by birth, if nothing else, seeing as the lady in question is rather fond of her bloodlines. 2,326 more words


A coerced bride, an honourable knight = love?

I am more than thrilled to be part of the IndieBrag “Be Still My Heart” bloghop – or, as I call it, the Indiebrag lovehop. As some of you may already know, I am a big fan of the huge efforts undertaken by IndieBrag to give recognition to Indie authors – there’s a post about their unstinting efforts… 1,871 more words


Confession: I Judge Books by their Cover

It’s true. The old adage, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” never resonated with me when it comes to books. I cannot help the urge to look at book and decide if it worth my time to read by the front and back cover alone. 108 more words

My Writings

Doing my Homework in Cali

My love for the Walt Disney Company and the Disneyland Resort in particular has been gorwing leaps and bounds by the day. I grew up frequenting this resort, and I could never have even imagined how much I still had to learn about the parks. 366 more words


Jack Cade’s rebellion and the “London Stone”

November 3rd – On this day in 1450 Jack Cade, alias Mortimer, and thousands of armed supporters invaded London “to punish evil ministers and procure a redress of grievances”.  402 more words

On This Day

Readathon: Nice to Meetcha!

It’s the beginning of the challenge and my hours of reading bliss await. The fireplace is on, the coffee is made, and my first book is chosen:   179 more words


The Mother of the House of York

Princess Philippa of Clarence was born at Eltham Palace in Kent on the 16th August 1355.  She was named after her grandmother, Philippa of Hainault, queen of Edward III, who was one of her Godparents. 1,328 more words

English History