Lost Causes

When I’m not reading history essays and biographies, I like a good mystery (I also like a good historical romance, but that’s a story for another time).  Today’s read is by an author who I’ve read before, Sharyn McCrumb, but a series I have not, starring one Elizabeth MacPherson. I’m reading the first in the …

An Interesting Read

The Celebrated Mrs. Woffington has brought my attention to a book titled The Garden Cottage Diaries: My Year in the Eighteenth Century . The author not only spends a year living as though in the 18th century, she does so in Scotland. This is definitely going on my to-read list!