Books of 1940: The 24th Horse, and They Don’t Dance Much

One of the Reading Challenges that I greatly enjoy participating in is the Birth Year Reading Challenge hosted by Jane @ Hotchpot Cafe. For this year's challenge, I've selected the year 1940 and for this purpose read two books recently. "If you don't know anything at all about jumping, we take you through a series … Continue reading Books of 1940: The 24th Horse, and They Don’t Dance Much

Two Vintage Mysteries: The Secret Agent, and The Town Cried Murder

On 15th February, 1894, two members of the Greenwich Observatory  were startled by a 'sharp and clear detonation, followed by a noise like a shell going through the air'. Looking out, they observed the door porter running across the courtyard. Following him, they saw the warden of the Greenwich Park and some school boys, crowding … Continue reading Two Vintage Mysteries: The Secret Agent, and The Town Cried Murder