Jan Greenough

About me

Jan Greenough is a freelance writer, editor and speaker. She is the author of over 20 non-fiction titles, mainly co-authored, published by Kingsway, Hodder & Stoughton, and Monarch (Lion Hudson). She is interested in social history rather than ‘kings and queens’, but will read almost anything if it’s mediaeval.

From my website

Murmuration

Every year Anne and I make one or two trips to Otmoor, in the hope of seeing starlings. Usually we're disappointed.Sometimes we're too late, and have to trudge back to the car park by torchlight.Sometimes it's too wet.Once we walked out to the hides in ice and snow, and were rewarded…

Quaker underpants

The latest Book Group choice was mine: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier. It’s had mixed reviews, always a good sign for a reading group, as it means there’ll probably be plenty to discuss and a stimulating range of opinions. The reviews pages showed an amusing spread of people who thought…

When the bookshelves are full...

What do you do? Operate a policy of ‘one in, one out’? Have a massive cull and take a rucksack-full to the charity shop? Buy a Kindle (so as to add surreptitiously to the store of available books)?I’ve done all of the above.But the roofer comes next week to replace…

 
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