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Black Victorians: The Forgotten Women of Britain

When you look at the history of black people in the United Kingdom, it’s mostly the Windrush generation that people know of, with the first arrival of British Caribbeans coming to post-war Britain from the late 1940’s. 274 more words

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WARNING: Bad language and graphic violence.

The Reaper claims her name.

Nine Shillings and Victorian Mistress are also available on Wattpad.

London – 1843… 985 more words


The Bumhampton Chronicles: Chapter 10 (Part 30)

I nodded in sympathy. Miss Frothinglips’ eyes were damp but clear. A feral twitch of her lips made me nervous, but it was not directed at me, rather at Mr. 109 more words


A Bonfire Surprise in Stickleback Hollow

For those of you who are already fans of the series,you may know that there is a cricket element in the naming scheme of the characters, but in this book cricket has landed. 275 more words


Book Review - The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester

The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5+ stars.

Brilliantly constructed.

Written by a true philologist. I do not think this subject could have, or should have been written by anyone else. 190 more words


Constable Rowan to the Dark Tower Came...

The snow that had began as Constable Rowan had left the station earlier had now shrouded the borough in a blanket of white, lending it an almost fairy-tale appearance. 807 more words


Considered, Not Chaotic. How to Successfully Combine Eras Within Your Living Space.

Sticking to one style in your living room is one way to decorate. But for some, the ideal way to fill a room is with an eclectic mix of furnishings that fit together to create a space that’s wholly unique. 507 more words