Showing posts from January, 2016

Explore the Tower of London with author Jennifer C Wilson

Today, I'm delighted to welcome author Jennifer C Wilson. Her recent release, Kindred Spirits: Tower of London, will make you giggle. Follow the ghosts of King Richard III, and Tudor queens Katherine Howard and Anne Boleyn as Richard as they while away the nights – and the days – at the Tower of London! But Richard is on a quest... Over to Jennifer... Hi Cathie, thanks for being so kind as to invite me onto your blog today. If we’re honest, it’s hard to resist “targeted overhearing” when we come across interesting conversations (Ok, yes, I mean eaves-dropping!). But what about historical eaves-dropping? What was really said behind closed doors? Given that we clearly can’t know for certain, we may as well be a little creative… And going even further, adding the idea of chatty (and chatting) ghosts, the possibilities are almost endless. Once I’d had the niggling idea of Richard III and Anne Boleyn bonding in a mutual dislike of Henry Tudors, the voices of the Tower

New Year's Wishes

We're already well into the new year. For some, it brings more of the same (positive or sad). For others, new adventures beckon. 2014 and 2015 have been sad years, with us losing first my mother-in-law to cancer in August 2014, and last January, my father-in-law followed her. He made it to 93. Quite an achievement for the old sailor! Bless. Last September, hubby and I travelled to Dorset where he grew up. We met with his extended family and scattered my in-laws' ashes on Stonebarrow Hill near Lyme Regis. They're now forever enjoying the sea views and fresh air. I couldn't imagine a more befitting and wonderfully peaceful (if a tad breezy) spot. The perfect resting place. Stonebarrow Hill, Dorset In 2016, big changes lie ahead for me and hubby, but I can't reveal those as yet. All I can say is, exciting (if a little scary) times ahead! :-) I'm also going to make sure to set aside time to write. I've woefully neglected my creative side in recent ye