Monthly Archives: January 2014


Since the second book in my Time Rose series has my young time travellers visiting Victorian times, my next few posts will have connections to the Victorian era. The first is about mudlarks. London’s River Thames is a tidal river. Many objects can be found in the mud left behind when the waters recede each […]


Book Two of my middle grade Time Rose series is set to release this Friday, January 10th, but is available as a pre-order at: Life’s hard if you’re a Victorian street urchin, and crossing the path of Jack the Ripper can make it even harder. Another journey into the past takes Paige, Dane, and […]


For Christians, the Twelve Days of Christmas are now past and it is time to celebrate Epiphany, the day the Three Wise Men are said to have arrived to worship the Christ Child. In Hispanic countries, this is known as Día de Reyes, the Day of the Kings. The night before, figures of the Kings […]


Question: Who built the Taj Mahal? Answer: Shah Jahan, Moghul emperor of India (born  January 5th, 1592). He didn’t do it personally, of course. Its construction began in 1631, and twenty thousand workers, as well as its primary architect, Ustad ‘Isa, and other renowned Muslim craftsmen, slaved over it for over two decades, finally completing […]


Since January 4th marks our family’s first birthday of the year, it seems as good a time as any to talk about the history of birthdays. My great-niece Layla is four today, which makes this her Grand Birthday, the birthday on which someone turns the age of their birth date. For her, that means turning […]


January celebrations and/or events with histories kids might like to investigate.  New Year’s Day (January 1st: all countries using Western calendar) Día de Reyes (January 6th: Spain & Latin America)  Martin Luther King Day (January 20th: U.S.A.) Robbie Burns Day (January 25th, Scotland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and basically anywhere this Scottish poet is revered.) […]


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