More Refugees

While I continue to research the ships of the '45 and the theme of seafaring I am on the verge of publishing Bubbles in the Cauldron, the historical novel based on the last armed insurrection on mainland Britain, which took place in the Scotland. The novel concerns a deaf lad running from men with guns...
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A Royal Stuart story line from Glasgow

People ask where I find stories and the answer is they find me. I’ve talked already about my interest in the Stuarts and in order to justify something in Bubbles in the Cauldron, I turned to them and found Bonnie Prince Charlie’s grandson was buried in Dunkeld. I did some idle browsing about him and...
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Back to the future

I should really be doing more about 1820 but I'm going to take a breather and think about the next project. I enjoy the village stories in Oakhaven and Cairndhu but need to do a rewrite to get them to flow more easily. I want to do them in short story form so that people...
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Short list story ideas

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 set in ancient times about the family from the Middle East travelling to Britain and on to Ireland where the Leprechaun...
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