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Georgette Heyer: Friday’s Child

When the incomparable Miss Milbourne spurns the impetuous Lord Sherington’s marriage proposal (she laughs at him-laughs!) he vows to marry the next female he encounters, who happens to be the young, penniless Miss Hero Wantage, who has adored him all her life. Whisking her off to London, Sherry discovers there is no end to the … Continue reading

Soggy bloggy

Along with the many new additions this blogging Season, I am ready for a facelift. Here’s where you come in! Help me decide on the ideal “Theme” by telling me what sort of look you like best when reading a blog. Less is more, lots of columns, white or dark… I have also joined the … Continue reading

Regency Hot Spot: Hyde Park and Rotten Row

I envision myself in a whalebone corset set high in curricle wearing a fashionable bonnet and politely greeting acquaintances in Rotten Row. And then I am thankful that I don’t have to wear a bloody corset. But in the Regency, if I were gentry of Quality this would have been commonplace. Situated by Mayfair, Hyde … Continue reading