Category Archives: The Lost King

1016 and all that

The start of a new year seems a good time to take a really long, backward look at history. I’m going to do this in one thousand year leaps. So today, here are a few things which happened in the … Continue reading

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Starting Over

This seems an appropriate title for this post as it’s been a while since I last posted. But it really refers to the fact that I’ve written 30,000 words of my newest novel and realised that I could improve it … Continue reading

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May we Live in Peaceful Times

I was walking by the sea this morning when I saw a crowd of people all looking towards the square near where I live. It’s Menton’s Fete de Citron on Sunday and I assumed that this was some theatre company … Continue reading

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Tidying Up

I’ve been tidying up the apartment today, a job I do not like. Or rather I’ve been doing the laundry and cleaning and hoovering. Tidying up is one of those tasks that I’m just no good at. I can never … Continue reading

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Return to Scotland. Blood of Ironside Part 6. #SampleSunday #HistNov

Hog tended to Siward Barn and Godwin while Willard and his men jointed the stag.  Godwin was on his feet after a little while, complaining about a headache while helping Freya to light a fire and skewer the venison on … Continue reading

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The Stag at Bay. Blood of Ironside Part 5 #SampleSunday #HistNov

I saw Alric’s arrow hanging from the chest of the stag.  The animal was all but spent, its great chest heaving with effort and exhaustion.  I stared at it.  It stared back at me as if it knew its death … Continue reading

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Edgar the Outlaw

I love this short film about Edgar Atheling. If you want a quick introduction to him then please take a look. Then, of course, you should read my books about this forgotten man.          

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