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Discovering Diamonds: An Entertaining Interlude for Christmas

I hope you’ve not been missing out on the Discovering Diamonds Christmas blogs – but if you have you’re in for a treat when you catch up! This “entertaining interlude for Christmas by a variety of authors” organised by Helen Hollick on the Discovering Diamonds blog is a bulging Christmas stocking full of tiny treats. With stories that take you on journeys around the world and into different eras, it’s a bit like a tin of assorted chocolates with something for everyone.     Follow the links in the titles if you want to read one of these stories. Diamonds by Richard Tearle The first Diamond Tale, a short story set in 1960s Friern Barnet . Who remembers Jet Harris, bass guitarist of The Shadows? A lovely tale on the power of a song to evoke memories.  When Ex-Lovers Have Their Uses by Helen Hollick A rearranged excerpt from the third Sea Witch Voyage, Bring It Close , by Helen Hollick in which that devilishly wicked pirate Jesamiah Acorne calls on an ex-lo