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Welcome to my blog

“Blogging enables me to combine one of my other passions, photography. I’m not one for talking about home life with humorous anecdotes about the work-life balance, but I will talk about the highlights and capture the images of the places I go and the extraordinary people that I meet during my research. Occasionally I might…

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Life in the ’40’s

How they lived & what they wore Visit my Pinterest page to learn more about how they lived and what they wore at: https://au.pinterest.com/CarolineBeecha/. You might also like this link: http://apps.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/focuson/film/film-archive/player.asp?catID=2&subCatID=7&filmID=22.

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Caroline Beecham’s accomplished debut of war and love

Commercial fiction, particularly women’s commercial fiction, has never really had a fair deal from reviewers and critics. But the quality of commercial romance and historical fiction seems to be getting higher all the time. This is an extremely engaging novel for a broad readership about a gifted cook in wartime London who becomes the manager…

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Maggie’s Kitchen Inspiration

Real Stories and The Home Front While there are numerous books, films and TV programs on men and machines from the Second World War, I came across so many interesting stories about women and life on the Home Front that hadn’t been told. I was intrigued to learn about these British Restaurants and knew there…

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