Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome

[Image: Nameless and Friendless, 1857, Emily Mary Osborn] Hello, friends, Romans, and lovers of the creative, historical, queer, and macabre! Thank you for taking the time to visit my attempted cabinet of curiosities. For anyone who may have stumbled across this blog and might be wondering who I am, my name is Emily, I’m a writer […]

Tales from the Archive: The History of Windmills in Sussex

[This story was published on April 21 in the Chichester Observer. Read the original story at chichester.co.uk/news/local/windsmills-are-key-part-in-sussex-s-heritage-1-7337946.] [All images: West Sussex Record Office archives] [Image: Halnaker Mill] Following the recent news about the potential redevelopment of Halnaker Mill, it is interesting to reflect on our county’s long running fascination with Sussex windmills. Sussex has had windmills […]