In pursuit of accuracy ...
Ships and sailing, and a post featuring a trip to the Portsmouth UK Historical Dockyard and the HMS Victory, is still in the works but wanted to post this, as it caught me off-guard. Pursuing an 1816 etymologically correct phrase for 'a fruitless pursuit,' I found: Origin Of 'Wild Goose Chase' It's believed that this phrase's origin is rooted in some type of 16th century horse racing. Apparently, back then, a "wild goose chase" was a horse race in which the lead rider would
Despite stormy seas, The Journey is due for release spring of 2019, thanks to the rescue of Lady Eleanor and Lord & Lady Bentwood. In search of Lord Bentwood’s missing sister, the trio set off from The Gatehouse (Lady Eleanor Mysteries - Book 2) for the Far East. Pressures from Lady Eleanor’s Christmas left them bobbing about, abandoned at sea, blown off course ... or were they? That, my friend, is Lord Bentwood's secret. The Journey offers a change from my previous work. Wri