Regency Culture and Society: Ladies Taking Snuff

Elegantly dressed lady taking snuff

  One of my favorite schticks in a Heyer novel is in Regency Buck when Judith is taught how to take snuff.  It sums up the folly and fashion of youth so beautifully! But what … Continue

Maggie Mackeever: Our Tabby

  (click the cover to go to Amazon to purchase.  Kindle is affordable at $3.99) It all started with a broken-down carriage and a misunderstanding regarding a certain room at the local inn. Now, in … Continue

Regency Hot Spots: Beasts of the Tower

historical plate of animals cages at the Tower of London

A View to London, 1803 The Tower of London held many curiosities during the Regency, being one of the favored attractions (as it still is today) when visiting Town.  The Royal Menagerie at the Tower … Continue

Regency Reader Questions: It’s Potty Time

bordaloue for ladies

Tara K, who has sent me a raft of interesting questions including glove etiquette, whether ladies could say “cheese”, and why certain conveyances were painted yellow, has sent a new batch to try and “stump … Continue