Monthly Archives: March 2016

Interesting things that probably don’t have anything to do with writing

Here are a few discoveries from around the web today. First, two of the few remaining seventeenth century houses in London have been given Grade II listings. They’re on Denmark Street in Soho, and would first have been middle class … Continue reading

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“Mothering Sunday” –Perhaps Not What You Think?

If you assumed that the British holiday of “Mothering Sunday” (this coming Sunday) is the equivalent of the American “Mother’s Day”, only celebrated two months sooner, you’d be making a historical mistake that even lots of Brits make. While it may … Continue reading

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