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

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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. http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Haunted-Hall-ebook/dp/B007R48SV0/ref=pd_rhf_pe_p_t_1

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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

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