Tag Archive:   17th-century


Writers get there inspiration from lots of different places. It could be from a snippet of conversation overheard in a coffee shop, a person they know, a fragment of another story, a piece of art or music. Well, the inspiration for my latest story, The Most Perfect Sin, came from a history book. This is my favourite […]

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It seems that we had a spy at the Smut Manchester on Saturday. Discovering that I was speaking about the Ranters religious sect, a spy was sent to investigate the activities of the day. Luckily, I have been able to intercept the letter from this Puritan interloper and publish it here for your perusal. He […]

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I was clearing out some stuff from the loft the other day when I came across an article I wrote many years ago, part of which included an examination of the sexual behaviour of parishioners in a Sussex village called Felpham.  It had been ages since I’d written this and long before I taken up […]

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