How bloody was ‘Bloody Mary’ – article on the execution of Cranmer.http://bloodygoodread.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/confronting-cranmer.html
Today’s tidbit is an illuminating article about the Royal Navy and the Napoleonic War. And a lesser known ‘hero’
Profiled on Georgina Hannan’s blog today – thank you, Georgina http://authorworld.wordpress.com/2013/03/18/author-profile-margaret-skea/comment-page-1/#comment-1586
Featured today on the Federation of Writers webpage / blog with a mini extract from Turn of the Tide. – I’m chuffed…
Just found I’m featured writer today on Federation of Writers (Scotland) blog – chuffed http://www.writersfederation.org.uk/blog/2013/03/featured-writer-margaret-skea/
This is a superb article on the cost of fighting for king and country, most of which I didn’t know, and though a little outside my period, absolutely fascinating. One to print out and keep.
superbly detailed historical military info. http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/an-officer-and-mendicant.html?spref=fb
Fascinating post today about the king of pedestrianism – and lazy he was not (nor unfit).
I have to confess that walking as a spectator sport doesn’t excite me, but back in the day Robert Barclay Allardice certainly excited a lot of attention – and a staggering amount of bets laid on him in his 1000 hour continuous walk. In my case it would have been me and not the bets that staggered!
Glad to see he kept up standards though – perhaps I should dress a little more carefully for walking into town…
Just read an article on tackling writer’s block that linked in so well with feelings that I have experienced that I have to put the link up here – http://bestsellerlabs.com/how-to-beat-writers-block-forever/
Thank you Jonathan Gunson!