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…”

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”

Gender, Feminism and masculinity

What a lot of controversial words. Of course I in no way mean to offend people by this blog and these are all my own thoughts and not truths. If you get angry feel free to leave a nasty comment. Anyway – now I’ve covered my blogging ass please read on… The other day IContinue reading “Gender, Feminism and masculinity”

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 historianContinue reading “The Regency Period”