Arriving in Whitehaven late Tuesday afternoon, via Wensleydale and the Hawes Creamery, nerves became a little bit frayed as we set about negotiating the one-way system for Church Street and The Georgian House Hotel. After being warmly welcomed and more than happy to say goodbye to the car (it's a long way from Lincolnshire), we… Continue reading Whitehaven’s Georgian Streets and Modern-Day Seagulls
I came across this tongue in cheek article and thought it illuminating on attitudes towards women in the mid-19th Century which is the period in which my novel, "New Beginnings on Vancouver Island" is set. "It appears from the Census that the people of Great Britain are the youngest in the world. We are not… Continue reading Punch Vol. 27, July to Dec. 1854 – “The Perpetual Youth of the Women of England”.