I first became interested in how the postal service operated during the Great War when I came into possession of a handful of letters written by my grandfather to my grandmother in 1918, soon after they were married.
The Spindrift trilogy explores the lives, loves and friendships of a fictional, turn of the 20th century artists’ community. Their imaginary home, Spindrift House, is on a clifftop near Port Isaac on the rugged north Cornish coastal path.
Knitting warm clothing for ‘our boys on the frontline and at sea’ became a moral duty soon after the outbreak of the Great War. The movement was spearheaded by Queen Mary through the Queen’s Guild and the Red Cross.