We’ve all seen ladies riding side-saddle in various movies and TV dramas (Downton Abbey as an example.) The correct term is Riding Aside. My daughter rides, competes and jumps aside. (Yes, that is what I said: jumps.) Contrary to belief riding side-saddle, at least with a modern (post Victorian) saddle, is safer than riding astride!
My first novel The Widow’s Redeemer the story of a widow with an indomitable spirit and a Viscount with an unsavoury reputation is on Amazon Kindle Daily Deal today! Get her for £0.99 while you can! Just whack in this URL: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/feature.html?docId=1000577623 and tharrr she sits! Want to sign-up to Kindle Daily Deals? And, if you’re an avidContinue reading “The Widow’s Redeemer on Amazon Kindle Daily Deal”
I’m so pleased to announce that my 3rd novel Fool Me Twice is now under contract with Madison Street Publishing and should be emerging into the public light by the end of 2016! I signed the contract last week and am really looking forward to the publishing journey again. Now the fun begins, theContinue reading “3rd novel Fool Me Twice – a Georgian romance – to be published!”
I never recommend people to read books for the sake of it. You have to want to read the book and enjoy the genre. If you like romances, enjoy history and enjoy classics and haven’t yet read North and South then I would recommend it.
But then there are those times that we go for a walk, visit a certain place, read something inspirational, find that amazing song that fills our writerly senses, look at a beautiful image, and we’re right there, living the enchanted life of a writer.
I feel like human beings, and writers too, should feel released to switch off their phones or Social Media accounts sometimes.
Since late last year I decided that I wanted to start scrapbooking. Previously I have kept a memories scrapbook which is notoriously fat with everything I’ve kept (I’m a bit of a sentimental hoarder), stuck in with any adhesive I could find. If a notebook could look like it was going to explode, this oneContinue reading “Inspirational Scrapbooking – 18th century Georgian style!”
I’ve been dying to write a post for weeks – it’s so lovely to finally be on here! Although it is quite funny because past me would never have really said that, finding blogging quite hard and all that, but recently I’ve been really enjoying it. Perhaps it’s because I have a bit more timeContinue reading “Rocque’s Map of Georgian London, Astley’s Amphitheatre & The British Museum”
This is shocking! This post was meant to be a follow-up to my Dressing a Regency Woman post and I completely forgot to post it – that was 2 years ago! SHOCKING. Worse than that, I updated it (sorting out those pesky typos – I hope) and then something went wrong and I lost theContinue reading “Dressing a Regency Gentleman”
As Christmas draws near I find myself sitting at my family’s old kitchen table with my sister-in-law enjoying my first port. At the point at which my neck connects with my chest there is a warm feeling where the port has left a little residue in my throat. It turns out I rather like port.Continue reading “Georgian & Regency Drinks”