March Newsletter

I’m so pleased to have done some gardening this week now weather is improving. I feel a bit like the plants in that I’m looking forward to coming out of hibernation.  That’s what a long lockdown can do to you!  Last Autumn I invested in some mulch for the whole garden...

The Great Fire of London

Hurrah! I've just finished writing the first draft of my latest book in the Hartford Manor series. My debut novel is called "The Mazzard Tree", and the sequel, "The Angel Maker". The books are set in a rural village in North Devon in Victorian times. The third book...

February Newsletter

Hello and welcome to my February Newsletter. I live in Landkey, a small North Devon village and fortunately there are lots of lovely walks right on our doorstep.  During the lockdown my husband Bryan and I have tried to get out for a walk on most days, as it...

Floral Art

In September 2018 I started attending a floral art class. I've always liked flowers and arranging them in vases, but I'd never experimented further than that. The class was held every other Tuesday evening. During the first part of the class, everyone would make their...

Winter Delights

Now that the country is in lock-down again because of the Coronavirus, many people are walking more, and this is certainly true of my husband, Bryan and myself. We like walking anyway, and our idea of a good day out is often a lengthy walk, followed by a pub lunch....

Happy New Year!

Hello and a Happy New Year to you.I hope you all had a good Christmas, despite the difficult times we live in.  We had a quiet Christmas like most folk, but did enjoy a Skype quiz with our family on New Year's Eve. It was cold, with a hard frost in North Devon on...

Walk to Braunton Burrows on New Year’s Day

It was a cold and frosty day in North Devon on New Year's Day and my husband and I went for a walk with my niece and her partner, and their dog, Piper. It was minus 5 degrees first thing, but by the time we started walking the temperature had risen to a balmy minus 2...

December Newsletter

A December Newsletter providing information about the books and blogs of Marcia Clayton

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