Tag Archives: history

Drum roll… get your pitchforks and hoes ready!

For the fourth consecutive year I’ve entered my blog into the annual A-Z blogging challenge.  From the 1st April to the end of the month, I shall blog each day (except Sundays) using each letter of the alphabet to represent my posts. Themes aren’t compulsory, but I like to use them to help focus my […]

Glemhall Hall, facades and taxes #atozchallenge

Glemham Hall features a characteristic Georgian façade constructed in front of an old Tudor hall, which once would have a been a grand example of early renaissance architecture. This ‘covering’ up of the old frontage is quite common for England’s Medieval buildings and the give away is the bottom of the roof doesn’t meet the […]

Abbeys – a long history. #atozchallenge

My first post is about abbeys. What is an abbey and what does it represent? Abbeys are a complex of buildings centred around a church devoted to a religious order and governed by an abbot or abbess, so they are synonymous with the establishment of monasteries and convents. An abbey is a home, a work […]

A-Z blogging theme reveal

So, my chosen theme for the A to Z blog challenge is…. drum roll… fanfare…. Castles. Was that an anti-climax? It could easily have been cathedrals. I’m not an architect, nor a historian, but I love impressive old buildings. I’m in awe of the manpower and ingenuity that went into building such vast structures at […]

Mixing the Past and Places

This post was going to be places, then I thought about the past, my love of history, and I vacillated. Why not both? Take the past, as a writer, it’s a fantastic starting point for ideas and inspiration. Whether I want to set a book in a real historical setting, do loads of research and […]

Shravmusings

Kiddie Talkies - Have a look at this World through a kid's eyes with the help of his Mom's expressions

Fantasia Hearth

Soul-searching fantasy; epic worlds.

I Rhyme Without Reason

I live in words

Wolf of Words

Stories, Reviews and Opinions!

Iain Kelly

Fiction Writing

thewirralgirl

it wouldn't be thewirralgirl without you.

Rachel Walkley

Telling Tales, Revealing Secrets

Author Erika Jayne

Where stories come to life

Living the Dream

Susanne Matthews

Stories I Found in the Closet

The musings of writer, mother, musician and whatever else takes my fancy

Planet Pailly

Where Science Meets Fiction

Shawna Atteberry

Writer, Editor, Researcher

WordDreams...

Jacqui Murray's

True North Bricks

A Canadian fan media blog about LEGO® bricks

Tossing It Out

The musings of writer, mother, musician and whatever else takes my fancy

Sorchia's Universe

Magic, Mystery, Romance, History, a little Whisky, and a Cat

Word Shamble

Exploring fictional worlds in a flash

Yarnspinnerr

Just Fiction and other things that seem fictitious.