Queen Victoria’s 200th birthday

I missed it by a day, but May 24th was the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth. She was born in 1819 in Kensington Palace, London, the only daughter of Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent and Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Victoria was born during the reign of her grandfather, George III. She was christened Alexandrina … Continue reading Queen Victoria’s 200th birthday

Regency funerals, Cambridge riots, and a travel notice

In more random research...I'm writing one story and researching/thinking about/percolating another story which actually has something like 30K already written but I've had on hold.The one I've actually been writing is The New Bride of Banner's Edge. It's ostensibly a Regency romance, so it should be light and fun and frothy, but because this is … Continue reading Regency funerals, Cambridge riots, and a travel notice

Of Math

The scene I'm writing now, in my new Chapter Seven, has Miles speaking to his brother-in-law Henry. They're in the back office of Miles's shipping company's place, where Henry has been acting manager for several weeks. Miles has an enemy who sleuthed out something about Miles and his wife Adele and then proceeded to tell … Continue reading Of Math