Betsy Cadwaladyr: A Balaclava Nurse: An Autobiography of Elizabeth Davis

Published by Honno¬† Synopsis: Elizabeth Davis - known in Wales as Betsy Cadwaladyr - was a ladies' maid from Meirionnydd who travelled the world and gained fame as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was a dynamic character who broke free of the restrictions placed on women in Victorian times to lead a life … Continue reading Betsy Cadwaladyr: A Balaclava Nurse: An Autobiography of Elizabeth Davis

St. David’s Day Interview with Author Elizabeth Jane Corbett

I recently read and reviewed the title The Tides Between by Elizabeth Jane Corbett for the Whispering Stories book blog (if you're not already following, get on it! It was recently listed as #35 on the top 100 Book Blogs) and was blown away by the author's affinity with her Welsh heritage. To celebrate St. … Continue reading St. David’s Day Interview with Author Elizabeth Jane Corbett

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: My Gift To Myself

For your information: I am Welsh. Among other wonderful things (speaking Welsh, scaring tall people and enjoying rugby as a national pasttime), this means that my national flag has a dragon on it. That's right... a f*ing dragon. I think Wales and Bhutan are the only countries that hold that particular honour. Also for your … Continue reading Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: My Gift To Myself