Osborne House – A Former Royal Residence

For those of you who have read the complete Moon Stealer series you will know that the climax to the story occurs at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight – a very grand house that was once the home of Queen Victoria. Today I thought I’d revisit it… The Isle of Wight is known… Read More

Whitby – A Small Town with a Big History

For those of you who enjoy the comical antics of teenage detective Lawrence Pinkley, you will know that his crime-busting adventures are largely based around Whitby. Whitby is a small fishing town on the north east coast of England. Here’s some other interesting facts about it: Whitby is a maritime town and historical port located… Read More

Ten Strange London Facts

There are a dozen secret rivers flowing beneath London. One, the Effra travels under the Oval cricket ground. The actual City of London is only 1 square mile. Major roads such as Oxford Street, Piccadilly and Regent Street actually come under “The City of Westminster” Some 80,000 umbrellas are lost annually on the London Underground.… Read More