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Where to Jump In

It’s been a while since I provided an update on what I’m up to as regards writing, so here it is. I’ve more or less completed a compilation of the letters between Sir John Franklin, the Arctic explorer whose biography … Continue reading

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Word Origins

It’s been a while since I’ve looked at a word origin, and there’s one that’s always intrigued me that cropped up again recently. I’ve been preparing material for a possible new book as a follow-up to my Franklin biography Deadly Winter –  devoted to the fascinating correspondence of Sir … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

My latest project is a book featuring the correspondence between between the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin and Eleanor Anne Porden, the romantic poet who was his fiancée for much of the period covered by the letters and who later … Continue reading

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