Lover of books, avid reader, Dickens enthusiast, wine drinker, knitter, writer, lover of all things Victorian, Northern lass moving back to the North, divorced.
The Story of Divorce
My current work in progress: Exploring the stories of the bigamists and bastards, feminists and fornicators that gave us the law of divorce as it exists today.
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I have got myself into something of a muddle trying to get to the bottom of why Caroline Norton was so miffed that some other Mrs Norton had the temerity to call herself ‘the Honourable Mrs Norton’ in an article written for Bentley’s Miscellany. And I think, what it boils down to, is that IContinue reading “Understanding the British peerage system: WTAF?”
Crypto currency? Sudden death? And, dare I say it, a novel that is probably firmly in the thriller genre? Those who follow my reviews know that this is a book I would normally give a rapid swerve to. It is not something I would usually pick up, even with the most enticing of covers. However,Continue reading “Review of Cold Wallet by Rosy Fenwicke”
I am just about reaching the end of my third cycle of HRT. Already I am struck by that word: cycle. I didn’t plan it this way, but it seems I have timed my monthly bleed to coincide with the full moon. The wolf moon was the first, the snow moon the second. Now, theContinue reading “HRT: Three Months In”
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