Where famous writers were born, lived, and died

Here you’ll find posts about birthplaces, homes, and graves of great authors and playwrights such as Shakespeare, Agatha Christie, Charles Dickens, and Virginia Woolf.


Jane Austen’s Birthplace, Steventon, UK

Charles Dickens Birthplace


Forever Dreaming Of Daffodils – William Wordsworth’s Grave, Grasmere, UK

A Formidable Presence – The Grave Of Rebecca West, Brookwood Cemetery

More Than A War Poet – Siegfried Sassoon’s Grave, Somerset, UK

Sir John Betjeman’s Grave, St Endoc Church, Cornwall

The Grave of Charles Kingsley, author of The Water Babies

C.S. Lewis’ Grave, Headington, Oxford 

Beren and Luthien – J.R.R. Tolkien’s Grave, Wolvercote, Oxford

George Orwell’s Grave, Sutton Courtenay

Seeking Sherlock – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Grave, Minstead, UK

Follow the Footsteps of The BFG – Roald Dahl’s Grave, Great Missenden

Aldous Huxley’s Grave, Compton, UK

Exploring Highgate Cemetery

Lewis Carrolls Grave, Guildford

Visiting Alice Liddells Grave

Jane Austen’s Grave

Agatha Christie’s Grave, Cholsey, UK

William Shakespeare’s grave

Literary Paris – Oscar Wilde’s Grave, Alexander Dumas and Victor Hugo’s Tombs and more


A Place Of Inspiration – Hill Top, Beatrix Potter’s House, UK

A Visit To Lord Tennysons House, Isle of Wight, UK

Uppark – Where HG Wells Discovered the Morlocks and Mars

Visiting Batemans, the Home of Rudyard Kipling

Visiting Virginia Woolf – A Trip to Monk’s House

A Visit to The Charles Dickens Museum, London


The Art of The Author – Douglas Coupland’s Visual Art, Vancouver

Where Tolkien Taught – Merton College, Oxford

Following Famous Writers around Reading – Oscar Wilde & Jane Austen

Posts about writers

Terry Pratchett: His World, Salisbury Museum, UK

An Open Fan Letter to Sir Terry Pratchett

The Princess who Loved Words: Farewell Carrie Fisher

The Crow Road – A Few Words about Iain Banks

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