The Plague

What happened when the plague hit London and the opportunities for story plots.

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Civil War

Writing about James V1 and !st naturally leads to thinking of the civil war. It’s labelled an English affair but, in fact, it involved the whole of Great Britain. The Royalists were winning until the […]

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A tale from Tales of a Grandfather

Some hints of the story ideas in Scotts’ Tales of a Grandfather.

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A Mixture of Races in History

The British are3 a nation of immigrants, including the Bruces of Scotland

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Diddles of the King Historical Fiction

How can a writer use King Arthur’s legend to create a story line?

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Are we part of nature?

The Romans brought a clash of cultures and that clash creates story possibilities

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Hittites and Leprechaun

This is a story about cultures under threat.

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Is culture owned?

How does cultural appropriation affect what I write.

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