Was all as it seemed? Victoria and Albert

Like many of you, I am enthralled with the television series Victoria. And while I know about being careful with historical accuracies on both the small and big screen, I think we are all aware that the relationship between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert is always said to have been a great and loving marriage. But in... Continue Reading →

Irish slavery

I wasn't looking for anything on any sort of slavery. I was simply looking for a suitable Irish Catholic name from the 17th century that I could use for Padraig's friend in my tale on 'The Parting Glass" (now called Goodnight - and God be with you all). I came across a fascinating post written by a... Continue Reading →

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