Monthly Archives: February 2012

Book Review: The Forgotten Garden

Isn’t it strange that one place can both offer solace and be a prison? One certainly gets that sense reading of Blackhurst Manor and the cottage on the cliff that houses the secret garden: the namesake of Kate Morton’s book, … Continue reading

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Hitler: Sometimes Truth is Stranger than Fiction

As a history buff, anything in the news that is a new discovery with regard to history is a rare treat in the world of current stories.  I was amazed today to hear a report on Hitler and a potential … Continue reading

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World War One Photo: Noyon

I almost lost the trail on this photo. The name is written so badly on the back (sorry great-granddad) that I almost gave up.  I originally thought it said ‘Lyon,’ and then ‘Nayon’. Now that I have found the accurate … Continue reading

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