BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Be Afraid, Urges Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House and acknowledged AUTHORITY on heart ache, back ache and MORAL philosophy, is DELIGHTED to proffer advice to discerning readers. I WORK FOR … Continue reading

August 30, 2022 · 8 Comments

Why Poets Can’t Write Songs – Stephen Sondheim QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Lyrics have to be underwritten. That’s why poets generally make poor lyric writers because the language is too rich. You get drowned in it.Stephen Sondheim Photo credit: Richie Lugo 

August 28, 2022 · 9 Comments

Will an Onion Come Between a Lady and her Gentleman? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Hopes Not…

Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House and CELEBRATED authority on MOST things, has reaSons to be cheerful today. I AM IN CONSTANT constination. I am so dreadfully torn … Continue reading

August 23, 2022 · 5 Comments

Decisions, decisions, decisions…Wendy Cope QUOTES FOR WRITERS

I think it’s a question which particularly arises over women writers: whether it’s better to have a happy life or a good supply of tragic plots.Wendy Cope Photo Credit: engin akyurt 

August 21, 2022 · 5 Comments

Can £200 Per Year Bring Happiness? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper has STRONG views on the subject

Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House, is able to offer advice in her ownFREE TIME when darning, sweeping, stewing, boiling, polishing and ALL her other DUTIES are completed. … Continue reading

August 16, 2022 · 11 Comments

Let Your Talent Come Out and Play – George Saunders QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Here’s an idea I’ve found helpful: our talent is real and it’s sitting there inside of us.  It’s smart and eager – eager to get going, and try some things, … Continue reading

August 14, 2022 · 2 Comments

Gripped by Fear! Can Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Help?

When you have a problem who else are you going to turn to except Mrs Finnegan? The celebrated housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE will reflect, empathise and DELIVER her answer, although … Continue reading

August 9, 2022 · 4 Comments

The Miracle of Books – Anne Lamott QUOTES FOR WRITERS

For some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds … Continue reading

August 7, 2022 · 7 Comments

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