My Lady Brigante!

The Lady Brigante loves nothing more than shocking unsuspecting folk with the tale that she was abandoned at birth by gypsies and raised en famille with kindly mice in the crypt of an old church...

A Stroll Along Piccadilly? Oh! The Agony!

Last Spring, I too ‘metropolized’ to London for the day and on a quiet and chilly afternoon - I went for a stroll along Piccadilly to take a lingering look at the abode which was the scene of his short and difficult union with the unfortunate, former Annabella Milbanke AND the inspiration for the creation of the Ghost of Piccadilly...

To the Vale of Graves…

It is at Kensal Green Cemetery in West London on May 21 1860 that Lady Byron was laid to rest and her simple and elegant grave can be discovered in the shadow of the enormous Dissenter's Chapel. And one glorious afternoon in October I took a stroll through this fabulous cemetery to the grave of Byron's spouse...