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Letters from a Damp Goldilocks and a Believer in Magic Wands…all in a Day’s work for Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Warning from Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House Readers of a HIGHLY moral and nervous disposition might find some of the scenes in this week’s chronicle distressing. Avert … Continue reading

October 19, 2021 · 2 Comments

LOVE is all around but so is HEARTACHE…time for Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper to step in

As the SAGE OF the serving classes and GUIDE to the gentry, Mrs Finnegan brings comfort to the care-worn and solace to the sorrowing. Sometimes. (Mrs Finnegan carries out her … Continue reading

October 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

What’s a Mother to do? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper has the answer…

Mrs Finnegan, the CELEBRATED Housekeeper at The Regency Town House, wishes it to be KNOWN that she is able to offer discrete advice to those who WISH to remain hidden … Continue reading

October 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper makes a confession…but ONLY to you Dear Reader

Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House, is in a reflective mood. Change is in the air (along with almonds and boiled partridge). Read on, for she has a … Continue reading

September 28, 2021 · 2 Comments

Beware – Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper is in a Fighting Mood

Mrs Finnegan, the long-suffering Housekeeper at The Regency Town House in Brighton and Hove, is famous for her imperturbable temperament. However, readers’ letters can sometimes INFLAME the passions of EVEN … Continue reading

September 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why is My Sister so very Awkward? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper knows the answer

Mrs Finnegan – housekeeper at The Regency Town House – finds herself thinking a lot about dinner parties past and future. If there’s a CHANCE you might be invited to … Continue reading

September 14, 2021 · 4 Comments

What are Workers to Do with a Mistress like this? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper is asked for advice

Mrs Finnegan’s advice is FREELY GIVEN to all manner of people, being both a celebrated authority on nearly everything AND the housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE However, to PREVENT any misunderstanding … Continue reading

September 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

When You Can’t choose Between Two Men call for Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper…

When you have a problem who are you going to ask for help? For Letitia and Farmer Giles it had to be Mrs Finnegan, the celebrated housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN … Continue reading

August 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Love, Secrets and Annoying Nits – more problems for Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Another week, another bulging mail bag for Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House. ALL enquiries, observations and ANGUISHED APPEALS for help get an answer. It may not be … Continue reading

August 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Spinster Too Shy to Speak Seeks the Help of Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Mrs Finnegan is the celebrated housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE who offers advice on love, life and SILK dresses (sometimes) Will I always be the bridesmaid and never the bride?I struggle … Continue reading

August 17, 2021 · 1 Comment

Are you One of the Wishing Sisters? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper can’t help wondering…

Mrs Finnegan – the celebrated housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE – advises on love, life and (for one day only) parrots My name is Polly and I’m a housemaid.Amongst my duties … Continue reading

August 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Even Mrs Finnegan likes a man in uniform…More from the Chronicles of Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Mrs Finnegan is the celebrated housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE and most days can be found in her room writing to readers. Now that some of her heavy duties have lifted … Continue reading

August 3, 2021 · 3 Comments

The problems wrong coloured flowers can cause…but Brighton’s Regency housekeeper always has an answer

Confidante to the great and the GOOD, the confused and downright unreasonable, Mrs Finnegan administers advice while ALSO tending to her duties as housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE  May I … Continue reading

July 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Mrs Finnegan is BADLY misunderstood – the Chronicles of Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

While Mrs Finnegan is a CELEBRATED authority she CANNOT be held responsible if her advice is misinterpreted, but she can get cross about it. She is also housekeeper at THE REGENCY … Continue reading

July 20, 2021 · 2 Comments