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It’s arrived

I wonder what Charles Waite would say, if he was alive today, about his book  – Survivor of the Long March : five years as a POW 19340-1945 – co-written with me, which has just been translated into Mandarin. It is published by China Pictorial Publishing House and available on Amazon. Of course, I’ll never know  how… Read More It’s arrived

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A touch of Violet

How did Violet Charlesworth manage to keep three mansions, four motor cars, and a dozen St Bernard dogs – with no income? That’s the question I try to answer in this slice of Edwardian social history which I’m currently researching. This is the true story of a fraudster millionaire Violet Gordon Charlesworth who was arrested for… Read More A touch of Violet