Leicester & Richard III: The King Under the Car Park

Author Sharon Kay Penman’s passion for the history of King Richard III led me to Leicester, England to visit the King under the car park.

A Time Out from Academics in London

Your brain deserves a rest once in a while. If you put your book down, you’ll find London has a multitude of ways to take a time out from academics.

Stonehenge

I gave up early in both the book and the visit to Stonehenge. One I couldn’t get into and the other I found anti-climatic, dreary, and crowded.

Plan the Perfect Jane Austen Pilgrimage

Plan the perfect Jane Austen pilgrimage to Steventon, Bath, Chawton, Winchester, and London. Find out what books to read, where to go, and how to get there.

Winchester: Jane Austen’s Final Resting Place

Jane Austen’s final resting place can be found at Winchester Cathedral. Although her grave does not mention her writing career, later erected memorials do.

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