Anyone for History?
Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 12:34PM
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The Stavoren in 1658. Detail from drawing by W. Van de Velde the Elder inNational Maritime Museum catalogueRather a long blog-post for my Authors Electric monthly slot but - well, I blame the children. I've been visiting primary schools in the Tendring Hundred under the auspices of the Essex Book Festival - and somehow this set me off ...

Anyone for History?

Also - it's the first chance I've had to write about my new book. Just wish I could decide on a TITLE!

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