Gwen Grant: Treasure in Worksop

Gwen Grant: Treasure in Worksop

Hull is perhaps not the first name that jumps to mind when considering holiday destinations. While the city that Larkin adopted has much to be proud of, it’s rarely seen scrawled across posters in travel agent windows. Nevertheless, in an early-eighties summer, my...
20th Century Notts: 1988-1990

20th Century Notts: 1988-1990

1988 A Flight of Angels by Geoffrey Trease (1988) Set in the network of caves beneath Nottingham, A Flight of Angels tells of a group of school friends and how their class project became an attempt to solve a 400-year-old mystery. Trease’s knowledge of Nottingham and...