Ideas abound in the English Country House

I’ve already talked here about how cemeteries and graveyards start my imagination running, but if I’m really looking for inspiration it’s the big, old, crumbling, Victorian mansion that makes me want to write. And, lucky for me, we’re knee deep in them here in the UK. But the sad truth is that over the last … More Ideas abound in the English Country House

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Highgate Cemetery -The Story Behind the Headstone

I have an insatiable curiosity for cemeteries. Maybe it’s because my grandmother used to live next to a church with a large graveyard, but more likely it’s the stories behind the words, a fascination with other people’s lives, especially when they don’t appear to have gone to plan, don’t seem ordinary. You could accuse me … More Highgate Cemetery -The Story Behind the Headstone