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What I’ve Been Reading

My first blog of 2020, and a last look back at what I’ve been reading in 2019, starting with Relish: The Extraordinary Life of Alexis Soyer, Victorian Celebrity Chef by Ruth Cowan. As you’ll know if you follow any of … Continue reading

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The King’s Jaunt

My current work-in-progress is set in Edinburgh in 1822, during the historic royal visit of King George IV, which happily has necessitated a couple of research trips to one of my favourite cities. A combination of circumstances brought the king … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Edinburgh’s New Town: History and Hostelries

I love Edinburgh – though I have to confess to avoiding it when it’s at its busiest, during the Festival and at the peak Christmas/Hogmanay season. But those two periods aside, I never tire of the city which seems to … Continue reading

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A Walk Through History – Edinburgh’s Old Town

Edinburgh is one of my absolute favourite cities for all sorts of reasons, but I do tend to favour the New Town, simply because it’s not quite as crowded with tourists. Edinburgh has always been a major international tourist destination … Continue reading

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