River Thames – The History of London’s Central Waterbody

Extending over 215 miles, The River Thames is the second longest in the United Kingdom and has played a major role in the development of London. It has been used as an economic resource, a transportation route, a source of food and fresh water and, in recent times, an entertainment venue. The evidence of humans… Read More

The Elizabeth Line – Expanding the London Underground

The secret world of the Savants is based in an abandoned Ghost station on the London Underground. So, it’s fascinating to see the progress of a new line being added to an ancient network of tunnels. It’s called The Elizabeth line and new stations, tracks and tunnels are being constructed right beneath the feet of… Read More

Whitby – Interesting Facts About a Small Town

Readers of my Lawrence Pinkley detective books will know that they are set in a small seaside town on the north east coast of England called Whitby. But what else is it famous for? Located in Northeast England, Whitby is one of the country’s most visited seacoast towns. It is also known as ‘The Halloween… Read More

Stone Circles – When Will the Ancient Mysteries Unfold?

Stone circles are mystical and mysterious – the perfect setting for a story. In The Moon Stealers and the Quest for the Silver Bough I use a stone circle as the location for an ancient portal that connects to another world. While archaeologists have been able to discover what many ancient structures were used for, there… Read More