My Ordinary Regency Life

I have to say, on a day like today, when my head is aching, my eyes are tired and I am feeling generally fed-up, it is the sort of time when all I want to do is curl up with my favourite Georgette Heyer in a snuggly blanket with a cuppa and shut out theContinue reading “My Ordinary Regency Life”

Being a Regency Aristocrat…

So they have boatloads of cash right? Gigantic house in the country (known as their country seat) and beautiful mansion in Town? They are all so very handsome whether man or woman and they have all the time in the world to rollick about and cause scandals….right? Now, I haven’t learnt a great deal aboutContinue reading “Being a Regency Aristocrat…”

Next Big Thing – Or so they tag me…

So I have been tagged by Mary Thornell over at The Bottle Imp. Being tagged as The Next Big thing means I have to answer questions about my Work In Progess (the story I’m currently writing). Think of it like an interview, except I’m interviewing myself….to be honest, I talk to myself quite a lotContinue reading “Next Big Thing – Or so they tag me…”

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same by Maria Grace

I am pleased to welcome onto my blog this week, author Maria Grace. Maria is quite a lady having two graduate degrees, a husband, six cats and eight writing projects under her belt! Maria is here to talk about Regency Cooking & House-Keeping so without further ado: ‘There’s an old saying: The more things change,Continue reading “The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same by Maria Grace”

Women’s Regency Fashion & Dress by Regina Jeffers

I am very pleased to welcome onto my blog author Regina Jeffers. Regina is a resident of North Carolina, USA, a teacher and a Jane Austen enthusiast. This love of the English author has lead her to writing several Jane Austen adaptations and sequels, Regency Romances and contemporary romances, novels include: The Disappearance of GeorgianaContinue reading “Women’s Regency Fashion & Dress by Regina Jeffers”

Aristocracy in the Regency

Who were the aristocracy? We hear a lot about Dukes, Earls, Viscounts etc in Regency Romances and even in the classics don’t we? This prolific use of aristocrats within the Regency genre can lead to a romanticised view of the aristocracy. With so many books crammed full of Dukes, Earls and Marquesses it’s easy toContinue reading “Aristocracy in the Regency”

My Bonnie Light Horseman… A ‘lite’ look at British Cavalry – Jonathan Hopkins

Haloo All! I am pleased to be introducing onto my blog this week, Jonathan Hopkins, a 19th Century cavalry expert and author of the Cavalry Tales series. This week, right here, right now, as a very apt follow-on from Bennett’s previous blog on the Napoleonic Wars, Jonathan delves, rather humorously, into the lives of realContinue reading “My Bonnie Light Horseman… A ‘lite’ look at British Cavalry – Jonathan Hopkins”

Introducing the War of Wars – M.M. Bennetts

I am most spectacularly delighted to welcome onto my blog my very good friend M.M. Bennetts. She is a renowned historian, specialising in the Napoleonic Era, a brilliant writer with two books out, May 1812 & Of Honest Fame, and a truly intriguing person. Here I end my inane chatter and to follow on myContinue reading “Introducing the War of Wars – M.M. Bennetts”

Fat Prince George : Portrait of a Regent

Fat Prinny George is one of those memorable monarchs. He may not be on par with King Henry VIII and his many wives, but Georgie Porgie certainly did cause quite as much talk as the much-married King. He was Regent over the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1811-1820 (the Regency) and becameContinue reading “Fat Prince George : Portrait of a Regent”