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A Little Motherly Advice from Jane Austen’s Mothers by Rachel Dodge

14 May 2018

Inquiring readers, Rachel Dodge and frequent contributor to this blog has written a wonderful post for you this Mother’s Day. Enjoy!   The business of her life was to...

Bishop Sleeves in the Regency Era

29 April 2018

It has been a long time since I wrote a post about fashion in the Regency era. Over the years I have been collecting and sorting images about the Regency on my Pinterest boards, a hobby...

An English Wedding at Sherbourne Park by Rachel Dodge

1 April 2018

…you want to hear about the wedding; and I shall be happy to tell you, for we all behaved charmingly.” –Emma My husband and I were invited to a family wedding in...

PERSUASION:  A novel of change, by Tony Grant

12 February 2018

Inquiring readers: One reason I love Tony Grant’s submissions is the wonderful original images that he takes of the sites he discusses – in this instance, Bath and Persuasion,...