Welcome to Telling History the website of historian, writer, folklorist and storyteller Maureen James.
By clicking on the categories links on the right you can find information on the diverse stands of Maureen's career:
- Writer and researcher on Historical topics (includes links to online Smallholder articles)
- Speaker and Lecturer to Local History Groups and Museum societies
- Research connected with Doctoral Thesis on the Legends of the Lincolnshire Carrs (including a Linkisheere Glossary)
- Victorian Living History activity connected to PhD research
- Historical storyteller for schools, museums and heritage sites
- Feedback on the various strands
- Forums (not yet very active – I am still learning about this...)
- Gallery of photographs
- Resources (Freebies) – mainly articles on Historical topics.
- Many pages on Thomas Clarkson (and his brother John) and the Abolition of Slavery – this work forms the pages of the Clarkson's Society (www.thomasclarkson.org)
- Information on Fables, Tales and Folklore - Fenland (Storytelling and Folklore group).
Current Projects I am working on include
- Article on the importance of Outdoor Play for children for August 2013 Smallholder Magazine
- Finding a publisher for my PhD thesis on The Legends of the Lincolnshire Carrs
- Preparation for events: tbc
- Writing Review of Bob Bushaway - By Rite
- Writing articles on Fenland Storytellers, May Day customs and Molly Dancing for Cambridgeshire County Life Magazine.
- Awaiting the publication of Folktales of Lincolnshire and writing Folktales of Cambridgeshire for the History Press
By clicking on the tabs at the top of the page you can
- Read my biography to find out how the diverse strands of my career fit together
- Contact me by filling in the form.
- You can also contact me direct using the following address maureen[at]tellinghistory[dot]co[dot]uk
- Follow some of my favourite links
- Sign in to use my forum (when I start to use it properly).