A slve set free in Scotland
While I mustn’t forget Cairndhu and Oakhaven, as far as historical novels are concerned, I have been through the periods of interest and must start a short list. There are:- 1) The Leprechaun – the […]
Story lines from recent times and mining.
Post WW1 story lines
We have celebrated Victory in Europe Day but I want to turn to WW1. In Britain, that war is regarded as having been fought in the mud of Flanders by the British Army and a […]
How I found Shadows in the Veldt
For 1867, I have looked only at the ‘discovery’ of diamonds in South Africa but there was much going on elsewhere.
After 1820 I am turning to my old discipline, the mining business, and the rush of discoveries in the late nineteenth century. One mineral which has romantic overtones is diamonds and the records of the […]