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Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre and the true inspiration for Thornfield Hall


  Today Thursday April 21st 2016 is a very special day. It is the bicentenary of the birth of a truly great writer. She wrote four books but is most famous for her second which is of course Jane Eyre. … Continue reading

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The Bones of Robin Hood found on Maid Marian Way, Nottingham?


Source: Rhead, Louis. (1857-1926) “Bold Robin Hood and His Outlaw Band: Their Famous Exploits in Sherwood Forest“. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1912 Interesting little snippet of news in today’s edition of the Nottingham Post……… “THE bones of legendary outlaw Robin … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of a Murderer!


Hello again Readers. A few days ago I returned to my old home city of Nottingham. I needed to complete some important research for my upcoming novel. I was still looking for the precise route taken by the murderer as … Continue reading

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Unmarked Graves


Unmarked Graves. Hello again readers – this blog will be another one of my research files where I will share some information discovered in my quest for knowledge about a period of history long past to provide essential background for … Continue reading

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