Category Archives: Nottingham in the 60s

The Ghosts of Christmas Past


Hello again readers and may I wish you all a very Merry Christmas 2013. It is the afternoon of Christmas Eve and all is now calm. The Christmas shopping is over, topped up by quite literally last minute shopping at … 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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