6 May 2017


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7th December : Novel Conversations with a pirate ... this was supposed to be with Jesamiah but he over-celebrated his birthday so another pirate stepped in: Claude de la Rue. https://ofhistoryandkings.blogspot.com/2018/12/novel-conversations-wit-helen-hollick.html

4th December : A story inspired by a song - my turn!

4th December :  It's my pirate's birthday today (OK I know he's a fictional character, but he still gets a birthday - even if he was born in 1693)  To wish him Happy Birthday here's an article about him https://ofhistoryandkings.blogspot.com/2018/12/pirates-well-actually-my-pirate.html 

27th November Tuesday Talk: King Arthur... Man or Myth?...Does the truth really matter?

20th November : Trumpet fanfare please! I am very proud to announce that Discovering Diamonds has been awarded a place on the Top 35 Historical Book Blogs, a list selected from thousands of Historical Book blogs "...because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information."  

My thanks to the wonderful team of #DDRevs reviewers and admin helpers - you are all fantastic! Needless to say, I'm thrilled!

14th November : I Escaped To The Country - the follow-up series wen Alistair Appleton and the BBC Crew came back to Devon to see how we were settled in! (available UK until the end of the month)

6th November Tuesday Talk - Arthur and Me, that's King Arthur!
by Helen Hollick

30th October : Tuesday Talk: Friends (not necessarily Romans or Countrymen) https://ofhistoryandkings.blogspot.com/2018/10/tuesday-talk-helen-hollick-on-friends.html

A story inspired by a song!
start here....

Novel Conversations : a conversation with a character from a novel
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