Amelia Dyer and the Baby Farm Murders by Angela Buckley

We cannot help being fascinated by true life crimes and how they are solved.  This sensational tale has been thoroughly researched and told in an easily read style which gives us a realistic picture of late 19th century life.   Unmarried mothers at that time, not only suffered deep shame but would also lose theirContinue reading “Amelia Dyer and the Baby Farm Murders by Angela Buckley”

#AtoZChallenge Letter K

Today’s challenge is a poem which inspired songwriters.   is for Kipling. The Way Through the Woods is a poem from Rudyard Kipling’s book Rewards and Fairies. The Way Through The Woods  THEY shut the road through the woods Seventy years ago. Weather and rain have undone it again, And now you would never knowContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter K”

Taster Tuesday #TuesdayBookBlog

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books And A Beat. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two or three “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure thatContinue reading “Taster Tuesday #TuesdayBookBlog”

#FridayFiveChallenge

This fun feature is a mini workshop invented by Rosie Amber. We look at book covers just from their thumbnail pictures at online book selling sites and make quick fire buying decisions. We look from a READER’S Point of View and this exercise is very REVEALING. To join in with the #FridayFiveChallenge please read theContinue reading “#FridayFiveChallenge”