L.L. Diamond

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Origins of the city of Norwich were long ago. At the time of the Norman conquest, Norwich was already one of the largest towns in England with the Domesday Book (1066) mentioning it had twenty-five churches and a population of between five and ten thousand. The Normans changed the town by building the castle and …

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It’s time for a new Ask the Author! This month’s victim guest is Rose Fairbanks Rose is the author of The Gentleman’s Impertinent Daughter, and the just recently published Letters from the Heart.  Blurb from Amazon.com – “Resolved to forget Elizabeth Bennet during a winter in London, Fitzwilliam Darcy writes a letter in bitterness of spirit. Frustrated by her growing obsession with …

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Blickling Hall in northern Norfolk can only be called fascinating. The property and house both have a long and notable history from the Boleyns to World War II. From the outside, it may seem much the same as many of the grand estates in England, but I must say that the National Trust workers who …

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