After an earlier career spent working and travelling around the world, including stints as cook on an outback cattle station, interpreter on expedition in Cameroon and English teacher in Jakarta, Pamela stumbled into writing as a way of funding a PhD in Medieval Studies. Settling at last in York, for several years she combined academic research with a successful career as a romance writer. Her thesis on the streets of later medieval and early modern York was finally completed in 2004 and she continues to work (very slowly) on a scholarly edition of the wardmote court records that formed the basis of her research. The Memory of Midnight is her second novel based on her study of Elizabethan York and written under her real name. "
" For more about Pamela, please see her website www.pamelahartshorne.com, find her on Facebook or follow her on Twitter @PamHartshorne.
RT @discarding_imgs: Adam, Eve and the Serpent, Beatus of Liébana, Commentaria in Apocalypsin, Santo Domingo de Silos 1091-1109 (BL, Add. 1…
by @PamHartshorne - 3 days ago
RT @SlCathy: @CraigMaggie @PamHartshorne @ZwartblesIE He is indeed. And I suggest Adam gets a smart prod with the sword too in the interest…
by @PamHartshorne - 4 days ago
@DebsCa I am, and loving it! Only here until Friday but def planning retirement in Edinburgh #returningtoroots
Having lovely time in #Edinburgh. Sadly Writers' Museum closed so went to #Christmas Fair instead https://t.co/zsmvXsmzyu
RT @SlCathy: Add MS 18850 f.14r, Bedford Hours. Eve gets on with her #woolworks, "encouraged" by angel prodding with a very pointy sword.…
220530941392774 - 4 days ago
Having an absolutely lovely time in a Edinburgh: I was at university here nearly 40 years ago (aarrgghh) but this feels like a visit somewhere new. In my years here I am ashamed to say that I never went to Holyrood House or to St Giles, but did both today plus saw impressive Scottish Parliament, walked length of Royal Mile and wandered through Christmas Fair in Princes St Gardens in search of very unScottish gluhwein.
220530941392774 - 11 days ago
Scotland does good sunsets
220530941392774 - 14 days ago
I thought country living was supposed to be peaceful? Aha, I thought. My father is out of hospital - phew - which means I'll have loads of time to write in the rural peace. But by the time I have walked my mother's dog, carried in logs for two fires, tended to poor Douglas who is hobbling on three legs after being beaten up by tough Scottish cats and dealt with two extremely stupid blue tits who flew into the porch through the cat flap and then refused to acknowledge the door that stood wide open for them to leave, I have only just got to my computer. But it's a beautiful day, so I do see that the country life does have its advantages!
220530941392774 - 22 days ago
So, a long week, involving a move to Scotland for the winter to support elderly parents, daily to-ing and fro-ing to hospital and a plague of dying wasps - and don't even get me started on the news.
But I am gradually getting myself sorted out. This is my new office. Please note the chair which I have just managed to assemble myself, against all the odds! Now I just need a spare hour to sit down on it and write something.
220530941392774 - 29 days ago
Played hookey (is that how you spell it??) today and went to Staithes on the North Yorkshire coast. Beautiful drive over the moors, fish and chips in the pub ... what's not to like? Seems like I've started my weekend early: enjoy yours!
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