It’s two hundred years since the last armed insurrection on mainland Britain, the setting for Bubbles in the Cauldron, which is just released by Amazon under the name of Graham Dalton. The uprising was the […]
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 […]
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 […]
1820 from the people’s point of view.
Britain in 1820
I’ve talked about the short story competitions in Writing Magazine several times but have yet to give it a try. The trouble is, I’ve other things to write up and there’s no point in submitting […]
The background to a new novel set in the 1820 uprising in Scotland
Moorland, sanctuary or prison?
In 1820, a brooding suspicion lay over the whole country. There were many discharged soldiers unemployed and bitter at the way they had been treated after fighting Napoleon. There were also many, just as bitter, […]
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