A Terrible Mother

One thing I love doing is making book teasers. This one features Joanna who has to make some agonising decisions in her life. Joanna spanned over two books and is one of my favourite chatacters. To me, she seemed very real and luckily my readers agree as I had some lovely reviews. In this book,Continue reading “A Terrible Mother”

Various Subjects of 1889

by Charles Henry Stott Charles Stott was my great, great-grandfather and he wrote a book which came down through the family, finally ending up with me. Many of the articles it contained were fascinating and now a part of social history. By reproducing the articles here means I can share a slice of life inContinue reading “Various Subjects of 1889”

Various Subjects – Blog Post

by Charles Henry Stott Charles Stott was my great, great-grandfather and he wrote a book which was passed through the family and finally ended up with me. Many of the articles it contains are fascinating because he is a social history of life in the late 1800s. The writing style is very different from today,Continue reading “Various Subjects – Blog Post”

The Day of the Move

For the weeks preceding the day of the move all I wanted to do was go to bed because it couldn’t come quick enough. When April 1st finally arrived, I felt I had stopped rushing forward and instead it was rushing towards me. We’d moved out of our house the day before, which was theContinue reading “The Day of the Move”