Monthly Archives: April 2014
Congratulations to Penny Estelle, winner of the e-copy of A Step Sideways.
Thousands of people left Germany in fear for their lives when Nazi party leader Adolf Hitler was elected Chancellor of Germany on January 30th, 1933. The exact number of people who did not get out, and subsequently died in the Holocaust that took place in Europe between 1933 and 1945 is not known, but is […]
A big welcome to Nancy Bell. Anyone who leaves a comment on today’s post will be eligible to win an e-book copy of her novel, A Step Sideways, pictured above. So now, take it away, Nancy. Good Morning, Everyone. Thanks for inviting me to your blog, Renee. In honour of St. George’s Day I’d like […]
Question: Did England ever really have a King Arthur? Answer: No, or, if it did, there’s no proof. Some scholars think there might have been a Roman-British military leader of that name who went up against the invading Saxons in the fifth century, and others think Arthur was just another name for King Alfred, the […]
England’s patron saint is oft depicted slaying a dragon, and there is small hill in the Vale of the White Horse where legend has it that he performed this deed. He was not, however, English, and probably never even visited the place. George was actually a 4th-century Roman solider serving in the army of the […]