Research feeds into our books in delightful ways.
Participation in sports was hugely popular during the interwar years.
Pubs and taverns have always held a special place in the community
There are lots of ways to get a tanner from a pocket.
The old name for the Isle of Dogs was Stepney Marsh.
A writer often has to ditch some of the pieces they enjoyed writing the most
Language forms the platform for the words that come and go in fashion.
Much of my research is around language. In fact, all my writing starts and finishes with the words I choose to use.
Books and leisure time in which to read them were precious commodities
One of the challenges of writing historical fiction is that we can’t know