Category Archives: Research

A wonderful online resource for exploring historical London

The lovely people at the Centre for Metropolitan History and Museum of London Archaeology have produced a single georeferenced map from John Rocque’s 1746 map of London, which they’ve also overlaid onto a Google map. The map itself can be … Continue reading

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Horse Guards – not just for flirting

When researching A Minor Inconvenience, I found some fun little snippets of information about the Horse Guards building where Hugh spends his days working and being flirted with by Rifles colonels. Well, just the one Rifles colonel, really. A coffeehouse … Continue reading

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Wake-up call

In an attempt to distract myself from the heat over here (I know at least half of the world is laughing at the UK’s idea of a heatwave, but believe me, it’s more than hot enough for me), I’ve been … Continue reading

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Clothing the nether regions of military gentlemen

Firstly, a quick catch-up on The Unforgiving Minute. The lovely Skylar M Cates recently hosted me and posed some interesting questions about the characters. The book also received a delightful 4.5 star review from Live your life, buy the book. … Continue reading

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Cross-species love

I’ve been reading up on nineteenth century English thoroughbreds for the piece I’m currently working on, and have stumbled across some lovely little anecdotes about horses with non-equine best friends. There was Lanercost, whose best friend, a dog, was so … Continue reading

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