Category Archives: Historical Britain

The Legendary Southery Wolf-Hound

Like it was a while since my last ghost story, it has been longer since my last “Beast” story – the Wolf-Hound of Southery Fens is a pretty good one though if you ask me. Now, this is an extremely … Continue reading

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Death at Bisham Abbey

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It has been a little while since I have posted a story on one of the UK’s many haunted places, but here is one that you may have heard of – Bisham Abbey. It has fascinated many famous writers throughout … Continue reading

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The Queen Who Never Was

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It is a stunningly beautiful day here today and I have just finished the story on Lady Catherine Grey. Her story is so tragic and sad, yet not many know of this sad young woman’s life. Perhaps this is due … Continue reading

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The Other Grey Girl

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When thinking about my next story I remembered the story of the ‘Other Grey Girl’. Many know the plight of the Bolyen sisters but how many know about the Grey sisters, in some ways their story is far more tragic … Continue reading

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Royal Rascals & Other Interesting Facts

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Over the next wee while I will be adding interesting Royal facts on the right side bar, luckily for me there is not a shortage of these weird and wonderful facts – so keep an eye out as they will … Continue reading

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First of the Royals – Offa of Mercia

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As I am sitting here watching the news coverage of THE Royal Wedding, I have started on my list of Royals keeping in theme with the Royal Wedding today! I have started of with the first of the Anglo-Saxon rulers, … Continue reading

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Good Luck Will & Kate!

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I am sure that if you are like the majority of people right now you will be getting ready for the first major Royal Wedding in over twenty years, Prince William and Catherine Middleton. So, I am sure that you … Continue reading

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Black Cats & Superstitions

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Well it has been a rainy day here for me so far this Good Friday and it has helped me get into the spirit of all things superstitious! My partner and I have two cats and we are never that … Continue reading

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Coming Soon!

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Hello! It is now my favorite time of the year (one of to be precise!) chocolate eggs and hot cross buns! How can you not love Easter? Anyway, whilst I am munching away on my naughty treats I am finishing … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Castle & Movie Previews

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So, I have decided on Edinburgh Castle as my next subject for a couple of reasons. Edinburgh was the first city in Scotland that I visited and secondly I have been focusing too much on stories from the UK. I … Continue reading

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