Monthly Archive: January, 2023

Equine Warriors


By now, most readers of historical fiction are aware of and have probably read the 1982 best-selling novel, War Horse, and/or seen the critically acclaimed 2011 film, or attended a theater performance of… Continue reading

The Pearl Diver by Kay Crabbe


The world couldn’t get enough pearl-shell or mother-of-pearl, before plastic was invented in 1907. The hard shiny lining of the oyster shell was made into many items, from hair combs to jewellery and… Continue reading