book review, Books, Entertainment, history, Women's Fiction

A Mini Behind The Book With Maisie Thomas.

When author (and friend) Maisie Thomas asked if I’d like to review her novel, The Railway Girls, which is inspired by her great aunt Jessie, I thought it sounded too good an opportunity to miss. Unfortunately my TBR pile is a little bit out of control and I didn’t have time to read it before… Continue reading A Mini Behind The Book With Maisie Thomas.

Entertainment, history, My Weekend Photo, MySundayPhoto, Norfolk Adventures

My Weekend Photo – Featuring Norwich.

I haven't purposely gone out with my camera this week but I have snapped a few here and there, which I thought I would share. The sunrise required no effort at all as it was taken from the living room window while sitting on the sofa. The others were taken while I was in the… Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Norwich.

book review, Books, Entertainment, history, Women's Fiction, writing

ARC Book Review: The Surplus Girls.

I made a huge mistake with The Surplus Girls; I got into bed, picked it up and thought “I’ll just read the first few pages”. The next thing I know it’s way beyond my bedtime and I still don’t want to put it down. It has everything you could want; a gripping story, interesting characters… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Surplus Girls.

Entertainment, history, Holiday

A Visit To The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.

It is one of those ‘getting to know you’ questions that sometimes gets asked at parties: "If you could go back in time, what period would you most like to visit?" I always say early 1800s England, purely because I’d like to live in the Big House, wear expensive flouncy dresses and be called Lady… Continue reading A Visit To The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.