Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cockle Fishers, 1800

A cockle fisherman in Leigh-on-sea lived in a cottage in the High Street. The same cottage he was born in and the one where his children were born and raised. Next door friends who mingled, became family in-laws aunts, uncles. … Continue reading

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Cascading voices.

Silence is rare, there is always sound be it the extrinsic tinkle of life or the internal ticking of your mind. I set out to write about Will and John, but I could not continue with their story. There was … Continue reading

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Where does history end?

Historical fiction is where a story is based upon real facts from the past interpreted in a dramatic way, but where does the past end? My current project is loosely based on a real time and real place. There are … Continue reading

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