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The Mayflower Pub - Rotherhithe

My series of blog posts on Bermondsey and Rotherhithe conclude with perhaps the most famous thing to come out of Rotherhithe even though it is arguably that very few actually know of the connection. 1,719 more words


Thanksgiving Day Menu

So, I know it’s a tad late, but here is what we decided to eat for Thanksgiving 2017. It’s definitely different, and defiantly very traditional. 360 more words


I guess we were Puritans! My 10th great grandparents were Richard Warren (sailed on the 1620 Mayflower voyage) and Elizabeth Walker (sailed on the 1623 Anne voyage)

Many historical and genealogical writings offer information on Richard Warren and Elizabeth Walker (my 10th great grandparents).  Richard sailed on the Mayflower in 1620.  He came to the new world alone making sure that things would be satisfactory for the rest of his family. 403 more words

Family History

Discovering Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a multifaceted city of religion – Christianity, Islam, Judaism – as well as a city of buzzing nightclubs playing electronic music, shopping centres, lovely restaurants and the beautiful Old Town. 148 more words

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The Pilgrim's Lament

Continuing with the inspiration from Warhammer: 40K (Which I feel I must confess I don’t care too much for) comes another poem, taken from an experience at a LARP called No Rest for the Wicked. 201 more words


Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick

I have been meaning to read this book for about a year now! I started reading it last year, but never finished it, then I picked it up again recently and started it from the beginning. 990 more words

The Great Swamp Fight- December 19, 1675

The Great Swamp Fight is a key scene in the novel THANKSGIVING FORGOTTEN. Click here to contact the author, sign up to receive updates on publication and follow social media pages for more discussion on the King Philip’s War era. 240 more words