Hawksley Workman event!

On Saturday 20 March, I’ll be chatting online to award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman. It’s happening at 7pm UK time / 2pm Toronto time. We’ll be talking about writing, songs & hopes for a post-pandemic (fingers crossed…) world.

Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Please spread the word! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hawksley-workman-in-conversation-with-lucinda-hawksley-tickets-145509098631

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Dickens in N America in 1842

In 1842, Charles and Catherine Dickens set sail from Liverpool for a 6-month tour of the USA and Canada. In this online event, I’ll be talking about their journey and how it inspired Dickens’s writing. This is the first in a series of talks I’ll be giving over the next year, inspired by the book I’ve just finished writing, Dickens and Travel (which will be published later this year, pandemic permitting!). https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/charles-dickenss-first-trip-to-north-america-tickets-142223553477

Charles Dickens by Francis Alexander, painted in Boston in 1842.

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Princess Louise on Audible

On 12 June, my biography of Princess Louise will be available on Audible (& you can pre-order it now): https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Biographies-Memoirs/Queen-Victorias-Mysterious-Daughter-Audiobook/B07DCZ3J8H

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Happy Birthday Princess Louise

Princess Louise was born 170 years ago today. Her life was fascinating to write about – even though my research was hampered by the mysteriousness of discovering the Royal Archives have closed off her files. Discover her story, available worldwide:

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1082082/the-mystery-of-princess-louise/

http://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250059321

  

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