February 28, 2020

The Paris Library

Absolutely delightful story – stories – from the first page to the last. Odile was a wonderful lead, with her contagious energy and insatiable curiosity, then […]
February 29, 2020

The Brideship Wife

A beautifully told, meticulously researched story of the little known bride ships and the courageous women on board those shabby crafts who risked everything for freedom […]
February 29, 2020

The Sea Gate

I was swept away by this mesmerizing book, and I savoured every moment of the journey. History, intrigue, suspense, romance, the evolution of two strong, engaging […]
March 5, 2020

The British Home Children

The Industrial Revolution, which began in the 18th century in Britain, was one of the most influential times in world history. Progress changed the way people […]
March 5, 2020

Memories of the Children

A few of the stories I read when I was first researching the British Home Children. I apologize – I cannot remember the book these were […]
March 5, 2020

Paper Proof

Below you will see bits and pieces of paper relating to the British Home Child scheme. I found the wording of most of these documents to […]
March 5, 2020

Recommended British Home Children Videos

When I first read about the British Home Children, I actually didn’t believe it. It made no sense to me that something so important, so crucial […]
May 13, 2020

The Book of Lost Names

As author Kristin Harmel so neatly states, “one of my favourite things about writing about the war [WW2] is that I’m able to dig deep into […]
May 16, 2020

The Swap

If I were to try and squeeze “The Swap” into one image in my mind, I would describe it as layers upon layers of neatly defined, […]