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Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac – Brighton Isn’t Just for Royals

June comes in with the scent of roses. BUT all too often it has an OLD SHAWL on her shoulders, A BAD COLD in her head and CORNS on her … Continue reading

May 30, 2023 · 9 Comments

Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac – the Secret of the Witches of Hove

Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac of 1836 unlocks the real story behind the witches of Hove and discovers the patron saint of the impossible.

May 16, 2023 · 8 Comments

Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac Reveals THREE of Life’s Great Truths

Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac reveals three essential truths about life (including the one about one size fitting all)

May 2, 2023 · 5 Comments

Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac – It’s Always Best to Keep in with the Right Kind of Saint

Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac of April 1836 reveals the saint of the week (a good man to know if you want to get ahead) and the adventures of a much travelled chandelier

April 18, 2023 · 16 Comments

Mrs Finnegan Always Judges a Man by his Poker

How do you judge someone’s character? Mrs Finnegan believes you should observe how they treat a fire about to go out…

April 11, 2023 · 11 Comments

Mrs Finnegan’s Almanac – the Protective Powers of Hot Cross Buns

More from the 1836 Almanac. Discover how to ease a burn with a snail, predict the weather by watching cows & play the games they enjoy in Hove on Good Friday (Warning: there’s a lot of kissing involved)

April 4, 2023 · 13 Comments

Mrs Finnegan Begins Again — ANNOUNCING a Household Almanac for Brighton (and the World)

The much awaited first issue of the 1836 almanac from the pen of Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper. Expect recipes and remedies, saints and Murder of the truly awful kind.

March 28, 2023 · 8 Comments