Category Archives: Goose Fair

Saville’s Spinney – The Prologue


Hi again Readers Well my book is nearly ready for publishing and will soon be uploaded to Amazon. Still a few loose ends but its currently at 58,000 words plus. My book cover  and a couple of illustrations are now … Continue reading

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Nottingham Goose Fair October 1968


Hello readers. My historical crime novel will be set in Nottingham. This week my former home city  hosts  a calendar event reputedly about 800 years old.Goose Fair is one of the UK’s largest travelling fairs and always has been hugely popular. … Continue reading

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