I’ve just been reading Sir Walter Scott’s account of the campaign of Graham of Montrose at the beginning of the Civil War. It’s accurate and readable but, like so many military and naval war accounts […]
The start of the English Civil War.
Is there a sea story?
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 […]
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 […]
Shadows in the Veld is the seventh book to be published and follows on from King or Kaiser and the story of how the South Africans helped the Royal Navy in 1914at the start of […]