This blog has grown out of the research which has gone into my book The Journal of a Georgian Gentleman. It derives from the huge volume of papers which I have inherited from Richard Hall - my 4 x Great grandfather - ordinary everyday papers such as shopping lists, jottings on the back of tea packets, as well as diaries, journals and inventories.
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30 November 2022
I tend not to post blogs saying that I am away from home in case nefarious people in the neighbourhood take it upon themselves to pay my home a visit. So, instead I will recount...
20 November 2022
11 November 2022
A 45 minute powerpoint presentation looking at garden designers and plants-men from the Tudor period through to the accession of Queen Victoria. It looks at how our gardens changed...
1 November 2022
“Glade jul“ by Viggo Johansen – WikiCommons – public domain “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering…”...