Regency London: traipsing around the ol’ haunts

I mean, this is why it's so important (if you can) to visit the places you hark on about in novels or read about. I am not a city-lover so how was I to know St James' that fashionable haunt of fashionable men in the Regency is on a slight incline?

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Dressing a Regency Gentleman

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 the [...]

Why is Regency fashion so seductive?

During my studies at university I've been looking at the eighteenth century and various themes associated with it, and when I came back to looking at the Regency in my own time, I found myself viewing the fashions of that period very differently to before. You see, having some of the political, social and economic [...]

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 the [...]

The Regency Period

So what exactly is it that has people, (particularly females), so very enraptured with the Regency period? After all this period in history spanned a mere nine years (1811-1820) which, if one looks at history as a whole, is a pathetically small amount of time, which should not really have made a dent on historian [...]