Literary Locations #14: Long Row

Literary Locations #14: Long Row

1756 Qualified (or not as the case may be) as a medical doctor, the prolific poet Erasmus Darwin took up a medical practice in Nottingham, lodging with the upholsterer Mrs Burden on Long Row. Erasmus’ first patient was a shoemaker who had been stabbed in the gut by...
20th Century Notts: 1927-1929

20th Century Notts: 1927-1929

1927 A Princess Comes to Our Town by Rose Fyleman (1927) In this Nottingham fairy-tale, The Fairy King and Queen have chosen the man they want their daughter to marry, but Princess Finestra doesn’t want the prince, not yet anyway, life would be far too boring, she...