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Child Migrant in the family update

In my previous post I wrote about discovering my husband's Grandfather was a child migrant sent from England to a Western Australian farm...

Truth mirroring fiction

It seems I was destined to research Child Migrants one way or another! Last week I chatted to my mother-in-law about her father as I've...

Inspiration for Orphan of The King

The inspiration for my novel, Orphan of The King, is the British Child Migrant Schemes. Between 1922 and 1967 about 150 000 children with...

Orphan of The King

In 1949, 8-year old, Margaret was stolen from Britain and rehomed in Australia along with thousands of children. Fifty years later, she...

Introduction

I've finally made the move to get my Author page and blog up and running. Over the last few years I've been writing a novel- length...