Literary Locations #44: The Emett Clock

Literary Locations #44: The Emett Clock

To many, Emett is known as the creator of the car and other inventions in the 1968 film ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’. To others, he’s the inventor of ‘Emettland’, ‘Much Baking Halt’ and ‘Featherstone Kite’, mechanical devices that...
20th Century Notts: 1973-1975

20th Century Notts: 1973-1975

1973 Nancy of Nottingham by Audrey Coppard (1973) Nancy and her brother are sent by their father to the big city of Nottingham after their mother dies. The young villagers are shocked at the poverty and struggle awaiting them in early 19th Century Nottingham as they...