Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa, offer the early signs of spring, and hope that we will move out of lockdown before too long and can perhaps look forward to a return to new life.
I‘m delighted to share with you some more early reviews of my new book Paranormal Warwickshire. This one is from Kerrie, on her blog iloved readingthis.com. I am fascinated by ghosts and the paranormal and have a couple of books detailing the haunted places local to me as well as going on a very creepyContinue reading “More early Reviews for Paranormal Warwickshire”
This is the tenth and final post in a series of ten posts which will take us up to the date of publication of my new book Paranormal Warwickshire, out from Amberley Publishing on 15th November. This richly illustrated compilation of strange tales from Shakespeare’s county can be pre-ordered now from all online bookstores, andContinue reading “Paranormal Warwickshire Extracts Part 10: Leamington Spa”
This is the eighth in a series of glimpses into my new book Paranormal Warwickshire which will be published by Amberley Publishing on 15th November 2020. Today we visit Leamington Spa, which in the 18th and 19th centuries became a fashionable Regency health spa. But it traces its origins back to the Domesday Book whenContinue reading “Glimpses of Paranormal Warwickshire Part 8: Leamington Spa”
Each year in June the Peace Festival is held in the Royal Pump Room Gardens in Leamington Spa. A colourful and eclectic mix of stallholders, different religious and activist and local community groups, musicians, street food vendors, and sellers of vibrant gypsy, bohemian and ethnic clothes, hats, bag and jewellery all converge on the gardens.Continue reading “Joyful Atmosphere at the Leamington Spa Peace Festival June 2018”
I had a great time at the Leamington Peace Festival over the weekend, and enjoyed chatting to many interesting people at my local author stall. Not only did I sell some books to keen readers, and meet someone who was uncannily like one of my characters in Mystical Circles, who asked me for advice onContinue reading “Come and See Me at Costa Coffee in Royal Priors Leamington Spa on Fri 24 June and Buy a Signed Copy of Mystical Circles And A Passionate Spirit”
On Saturday night 7 December 2013 our local community choir, Songlines, conducted by Bruce Knight, gave a concert at St Mary’s Church, in Leamington Spa, to raise money for Water Aid. It was a night where we saw and felt the power of music to bring joy and to uplift. A standing ovation and callsContinue reading “Standing Ovations and Encores for Songlines Community Choir in Leamington Spa”