REVIEW: THE STARGAZER’S SISTER by Carrie Brown

In the mid 18th century, Caroline Herschel became the first woman to discover a comet. Sister of noted astronomer William Herschel, she had no rigorous formal education — only a curious mind and a supportive brother. Caroline — Lina — and William were two of eight children and were raised in Hanover, Germany. Their father…

Out and About in Bath

I simply adored Bath.  The size of the town was just big enough without being overwhelming.  It was very picturesque and immaculate.   A Jane Austen museum.  Jane lived in Bath for about 5 years.   A very cool shop called “Found”.  At William Herschel’s home.  His telescope lens-grinder. He discovered Uranus, the infrared light spectrum…

Travels around Somerset: Wells, Glastonbury & Stonehenge

We met up with some dear friends who live in England, not too far from Bath.  We enjoyed a lovely dinner together, catching up and then they picked us up the morning of the 26th to take us around Somerset.  Not only was it fantastic spending time with them, we saw more of the countryside…

Leaving Edinburgh via the Train

And heading to Bath… Please excuse the weird reflections and sometimes grainy images.  These were taken from a train window.  From July 25. Somewhere around Dunbar and Berwick-On-Tweed The North Sea A bit of castle ruin on the seaside Darlington Station Related Posts: Books for April My biggest (writing) regret

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