Monthly Archives: February 2010

Clitheroe Castle

I went to Clitheroe Castle this afternoon. It’s been on my mind since I spent last weekend giving The de Lacy Inheritance a final edit. There’s been a castle on the site since shortly after the Norman Conquest. The original … Continue reading

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No, not the furniture, the novel. The de Lacy Inheritance was originally due for publication last autumn and I hadn’t looked at the text since around this time last year. I thought I was happy with it then, but when … Continue reading

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Out of the darkness into the light.

It’s been reassuring these past few days to notice that the daylight is lasting until almost 5pm and that when the sun does shine it has a quality that promises springtime. Today is an important celebration of light. It is … Continue reading

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