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Penny Hampson

Food

July 30th, 2018

The first instant mash? Looking at my copy of The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle for July 1802, I came across an interesting letter dated 16th July from Anthony Sinnot that sent me off on a research rabbit hole. This gentleman seems to have spent a considerable amount of time thinking about potatoes. To his […]

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Exciting News!

June 30th, 2018

My debut novel A Gentleman’s Promise will be released as an eBook next week. It has taken three years of copious re-writing, blood (nearly), sweat, and tears to get to this point; I hope you think it was worth it, I do. I’ve got to know my characters so thoroughly that it sometimes seems that […]

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Hello

March 23rd, 2018

You need a blog they said, so here I am. Not sure what I will be blogging about, my interests are wide and eclectic. I’m passionate about history, spending most of my time reading and researching when I’m not actually writing. I love good food and appreciate a decent gin and tonic (please don’t kill […]

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