Monthly Archives: July 2016

Across the Great Divide – Chapter Forty-Five

THE SEAMSTRESS WAS indeed called Nelly but she preferred the name Annie. Sitting next to Annie, then, was Nell’s pastime for the next week or more, and as Mr Sharp had said, it didn’t take long to master her skills.  … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Forty-Four

WHAT A RUM LITTLE fellow that was, thought Nell, as they headed up the box-lined path to the main entrance. They found it unlocked and climbed to the dingy passageway on the second floor.  She knew her way now, how … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide – Chapter Forty-Three

THEY ARRIVED IN London three days later, tired and almost penniless.  The bells of St Paul’s were chiming on the breeze as they clattered into the yard of the Swan with Two Necks in Aldersgate. ‘Seven o’clock,’ said Mr Strong … Continue reading

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