Tag Archives: time travel

Oct 27

Another Interview – The podcast

As always a trip to the studios of Phoenix FM (a community radio station) based in Brentwood was fun. Scott, who’d interviewed me at Easter, had invited me back to talk about the second book in the Aldwych Strand Trilogy. This time – taking me as a seasoned interviewee – he threw some curve ball […]

Time

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. Carl Sandburg

Sep 03

The 6 Rules of Time Travel

Originally posted on The Secret of Aldwych Strand:
Google’s a wonderful thing. It is, honest. Like last week, when my mind was full of Avunculars, this week it was really helpful  when I’m planning the conversation between Walter Nicolai, Valentin and Mengele ( eeuk). The focus of my study? Are any rules that people living…

Aug 26

Weekend Theme: Secret Watcher

From the Diary of Lucy Pevensea Von Schmidt – Time Traveller – November the 8th 1949 I’m dressed up to the nines in a white evening dress I can’t begin to describe – except to say Greta Garbo would look better in it than I do. It’s backless and strapless and held up with will […]

Jul 08

Weekend Theme: Rainbow

After Every Storm Comes a Rainbow A couple of weeks ago you heard from my mate Lucy and because I know she’s a stickler for explaining it all… I shall take it for granted you know what’s what! And if you don’t? Well it ain’t my job to tell you… what I am going to […]

Jun 30

The 1949 Affair… The story So far

Originally posted on The Secret of Aldwych Strand:
  Sometimes it’s really tough to catch up with a story that is more than a few chapters old. So I thought: why not make it easier with a quick summary post? So here goes… Lucy and Mark find they are in Blackpool, not Southend;  and the…

Fixed Points in Time?

For those of you following my other blog  – The Secret of Aldwych Strand – you will already know that I have a bit of a love affair with History. In chapter 13 Lucy tells David Lloyd George – the creator of the British Welfare State – that Winston Churchill is a fixed point in […]