Lady Despenser's Scribery - Introduction
- This small corner of the web concentrates mainly on the life and times of Hugh Despenser the younger, as well as the reign of Edward II and the fourteenth century in general. It contains snippets of some (though certainly not all) of the research I have done in order to write a novel about him (and hopefully, later, a biography as well). Oh yes, some 21st century stuff sneaks its way in too, from time to time!
Thursday, 5 March 2009
A New 'Job' and More Tombstones...
I've been saying that I've been really busy for quite a while now without actually saying exactly what I was up to. Well, to begin with I was trying to set up some online businesses - one of which would sell medievally-inspired goods. Well, it will still be happening, but just not as soon as I'd originally planned. That is because another writing project has come my way - I will be documenting the life and travels of the Arctic explorer Mark Wood. I also seem to have become his unofficial PA - I'm net yet sure how that happened! So I now have to wear two heads - a Medieval one and an expedition business one. Believe me - they are quite exclusive of each other! But it's all great fun - and extremely fascinating to boot.
And now... well, it had to happen. Alianore and Susan have already fallen to the lure of the Tombstone Generator. I tried to resist for as long as I could but in the end the temptation just beat me. So here we go: