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Jack the Ripper finally IDENTIFIED!!!


Hello Readers Well some quite amazing news today, the most infamous murderer from nineteenth century Britain has finally been identified and no it is not one of the high-born suspects.  The story has broken exclusively in UK newspaper the Daily Mail … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 11 The Last Days ( First Draft)


Upon being removed from the dock and entering the room below, Saville placed his hand to his neck to intimate he was to be hanged and made a squeaking noise in bravado. He would not be returning to his old … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 4 The Inquisition Begins Part 1 ( first draft )


Chapter 4    The Inquisition Begins    Part 1  (First Draft) Dawn came too soon for William Parr on Friday 24th May. In truth he had barely slept at all in the night. Now a difficult day lay ahead. He was troubled … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 3 Relic Hunters part 1 of 2


Chapter 3 Relic Hunters    ( first draft) part 1 of 2 Manor Farm in Colwick was a hive of activity on the morning of Thursday 22d May. News of the dreadful murder continued to spread and excite interest in all … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney – Chapter 2 Taken Up ( first draft)


Hi readers, as promised here is  the next chapter of my book, Taken up. I plan to upload new chapters or parts thereof every Monday from now on. Read and enjoy and dont forget you can add comments…….. By half … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 1 – An Yll Wynde


Hello readers. Its here at last, I am posting up a draft first chapter of my book “Saville’s Spinney”. I have finally decided  how to write this story.  This is a story told by generations of my family. My late … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing Blog Chain


I was hugely surprised but very grateful to Emma McCoy for nominating me for the Next Big Thing Blog Event. Emma has been following my blog from the outset. In turn I have been following her work and progress with interest, not … Continue reading

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