Monthly Archives: April 2012

And the band played on

For the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic I’ve decided to post this extract from my book Lancashire: Who Lies Beneath? Wallace Hartley In the cemetery at Colne you will find the grave of Wallace Hartley who was drowned at … Continue reading

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A Mummified Cat and a Lost Manor House

The other day I went to see the new exhibition at Gawthorpe Hall about the Lancashire Witches.  It will be there until the 8 July and will then be on show at Lancaster City Museum from 21 July until  29 September … Continue reading


The Haunted Hall – free on kindle!

For two days only to celebrate my birthday and help you forget the inevitable snow, you can download my short story The Haunted Hall free from kindle.

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Buxton and Mary Queen of Scots

Last week I visited Buxton in Derbyshire, a town well know for its healing waters. The  steady stream that gushes from the lion’s head at St Anne’s Well attracts many visitors.  I had to wait until a number of people … Continue reading