Over on the Word Wench blog today we are chatting about May traditions and about what the month will bring. Please drop by to share your thoughts on the beautiful month of May!
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Today on the Ashdown House blog I am chatting about the connections between Ashdown, the Craven family and Jane Austen. There’s also a link to King James II and a mysterious legend of secret passageways lost for centuries! When it comes to inspiration for writers you can’t beat Ashdown’s history! Please drop into the blog if [...]
Today on the Word Wench blog we are chatting about the cult of celebrity in the Regency era and I am giving away a copy of my “celebrity Regency” book, Lord of Scandal. Please drop by to share with us which personalities of the Regency age interest you and tell us what you think about [...]
Today on the Word Wenches I’m blogging about ways to keep warm in the Regency period. Whether it’s by a hot brick for the feet or shared bodily warmth (!) come and tell us your winter warmers!
It’s a while since I blogged about Ashdown House, the National Trust property where I work as a guide and historian. Today I would love to share what has been going on at Ashdown and what we have planned for the season ahead. As many of you know, I feel so lucky to be able [...]
On the Word Wenches today we’re talking about Georgian and Regency wallpapers. Would you paper your home in these styles? And what does our decorating style say about our character? http://tinyurl.com/avfoz4y
Should Lady Mary Crawley be entitled to inherit Downton Abbey? On the Word Wenches we’re chatting about why the boys almost always get the title. Come and tell us what you think about the great inheritance debate here!
I’m at the UK Regency Authors’ blog today talking about my recent visit to Ashbourne, a country town in Derbyshire. Do you enjoy Georgian and Regency romances set outside London? Drop into the blog here and tell us those books you like that are set in a country town!
We’re chatting about the return of the dandy over on the Word Wench blog today. Back in the 19th century it was Beau Brummell who was the arbiter of men’s style. Now it’s David Beckham. So how have today’s dandies drawn on the styles of the past? Drop by the blog to share your style icons [...]
Do you sleep like a log (or a happy puppy) or are you an insomniac? We’re chatting about sleep today on the Word Wench blog. Come and share your experiences with us!