A Conversation with Author Delphine Woods

Today in the Library we have ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Delphine Woods, who has dropped in to say hello and to share some insights into her life as an author. You are very welcome, Delphine, please introduce yourself:   I’m a Shropshire based author of historical fiction. When I was a teenager, I had my heart set on becoming an […]

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In the Library with Irish Author Susie Murphy @susiemwrites

This evening in the Library we have ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Susie Murphy, who has dropped in to say hello and to share some insights into her life as a debut author. You are very welcome, Susie, particularly as you are a fellow Irish historical fiction author. Please introduce yourself:  I have been writing stories since I was eleven […]

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The O’Donovan Saga: Tales of 19th Century Ireland & America

One of the greatest joys for me since stepping into the publishing world, has been the opportunity to meet and befriend fellow authors, particularly those who write historical fiction. So I am delighted this evening to host Irish-American author, Patricia Hopper Patteson. Earlier this year, Patricia and I met for the first time, face-to-face, on […]

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A Conversation with Lorna Peel

This evening in the Library, I am delighted to welcome, Lorna Peel­­­­­­, who has dropped in to say hello and to share some insights into her life as an author. You are very welcome Lorna, please introduce yourself: Thank you for inviting me into the Library and interviewing me, Pam. I am an author of […]

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My Victorian Valentine

The Victorians were very good at taking an idea and running with it. The present day commercialisation of Valentine’s Day can be laid at their feet. And the man to thank (or blame) is Sir Rowland Hill and the Penny Black stamp. More anon. The origins of Valentine’s Day are buried in the mists of time. […]

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