Articles, History

National Loving Day

When I first saw this, then read up what it was about, I realised it wasn’t what I thought. #NationalLovingDay commentates a court case between Loving verses Virgina in the Supreme Court back in 1967. It’s a story of an interracial marriage. Childhood friends, Mildred and Richard, met when she was 11, and he was… Continue reading National Loving Day

Famous Authors, History, Kindle Unlimited, Places

A War Time Story to Tear Up Your Heart. The Girls In The Attic by Marius Gabriel

Julie Northup, my friend and colleague at Norns Triad Publishing, one day said she was going off to read. I asked what she was reading and she replied The Girls in The Attic. I remembered a book from many years ago called Flowers in the Attic and thought it may have been connected. ‘No,’ she… Continue reading A War Time Story to Tear Up Your Heart. The Girls In The Attic by Marius Gabriel

Articles, History, Places

Celebrating 70 years of WI

I belong to the Anglesey Federation of Women's Institue (AFWI) in Wales and in turn, is part of the National Federation of Women's Institutes. My branch is Trearddur Bay and in November 2021 we celebrated seventy years with a meal at The Anchorage Hotel, followed by a piece of cake, which was delicious and made… Continue reading Celebrating 70 years of WI

Crime, History, Romance, Thriller

Angel Maker

The Award-Winning Novel by Barry B. Wright Meet evil that is impossible to forget. This historical espionage adventure novel, which begins on the eve of World War II, invites you for a journey inside the murderous mind of a psychopathic killer.The gruesome murder of a young child, Rebecca Grynberg, pushes Inspector Alexander Collier into a… Continue reading Angel Maker

Book, Crime, Historical, History, Non-fiction

Who Killed Constable Cock by Angela Buckley

This is the first of my new style book reviews. They incorporate the #picturestellingstories tag, which you will see a lot more of now on. This is true story and account of a murdered policeman in 1876. The first picture is where it took place. At the centre of the story is the firearm that… Continue reading Who Killed Constable Cock by Angela Buckley

Articles, History, People

National Grandparent’s Day

When I was a child, I saw a lot of my grandparents. My grandpa, on my Dad’s side, passed away when I was just seven. For the rest of my childhood and teenage years I had my Grandma, and my Nana and Papa. The latter lived in Oswestry, a small market town on the edge… Continue reading National Grandparent’s Day

Articles, History

The Birth of a new Era

By Karen J Mossman When the worldwide web was fairly new, you needed to find an internet service provider called an ISP to connect you to it. In the early 90s, the main one was a US company called Compuserve. I paid a joining fee and each time I wanted to go on; the computer dialled… Continue reading The Birth of a new Era

Articles, History, People, Stories

Hidden Stories in Family trees

At the end of the nineties I researched my family tree and being the curious type, I ended up doing four, my parents and my husband’s parents. Each one totally fascinating and each had curious tales to tell. My father was very dark skinned. Out of us four children, only one of us has the… Continue reading Hidden Stories in Family trees

Articles, History, People

An Amazing Woman

by Karen J Mossman I love old photos and came across this one. It was taken in 1928 and the Rose Queen in the centre is my Auntie Molly. She was an incredible and interesting character. The daughter of a local councillor, she was born in 1914. She defied her religious family and married an… Continue reading An Amazing Woman