December 10, 2019 7:08 am by

London, 1666. Elizabeth ‘Bird’ Carpenter has a wonderful singing voice, and music is her chief passion. When her father persuades her to marry horse-dealer Christopher Knepp, she suspects she is marrying beneath her station, but nothing prepares her for the reality of life with Knepp. Her father has betrayed her trust, for Knepp cares only for…

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December 9, 2019 11:20 am by

Recently, our woodland cottage had a major electrical fault and we were without power for a week. This brought home to me exactly how reliant we have all become upon electricity being available whenever we want it. We didn’t suffer too much because we have an oil-fired Aga and two wood-burning stoves. In my book,…

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