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Parlour Maid or Lapdog – whose side are you on? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper has made up her mind…

Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House  and authority on life, love and lapdogs finds that she is the subject of PRAISE this week. Master Tiny Tickletums has to go … Continue reading

April 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Do Not Mock Weeping Women, says Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

An acknowledged AUTHORITY on almost everything, Mrs Finnegan is the housekeeper at The Regency Town House in Brunswick Square Brighton and Hove. My family laugh at me for being so sentimental. I … Continue reading

April 6, 2021 · 2 Comments

Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper is Invited to Dinner and Very Nearly Tastes Pistachio Ice Cream…

Mrs Finnegan housekeeper at The Regency Town House was invited to dinner last Saturday by Master Peregrine, the riding master (retired) residing at Number 61 Brunswick Square. She may have … Continue reading

March 23, 2021 · 6 Comments

Life is Changing (again) and BRIGHTON’S REGENCY HOUSEKEEPER has written AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE to help you cope

A very SPECIAL MESSAGE from Mrs Finnigan this week. The celebrated authority on LOVE, LIFE AND LAUNDRY is CELEBRATING her first year as housekeeper at The Regency Town House with … Continue reading

March 16, 2021 · 3 Comments

Why I am a Housekeeper and Other Questions Answered by BRIGHTON’S REGENCY HOUSEKEEPER

Mrs Finnegan is the Celebrated Authority on affairs of the HEART, FAMILY LIFE and HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT in addition to being housekeeper of The Regency Town House.  People often ask me why … Continue reading

March 9, 2021 · 1 Comment

Today it’s (nearly) All about the Dress — the Brighton Regency Housekeeper has a lot on her mind

Mrs Finnegan – the Celebrated ADVICE giver and housekeeper at The Regency Town House is preoccupied and can reply to ONLY one reader this week. However, SHE notes: It’s just rolled over … Continue reading

March 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Throwing THE BABY Out With The Bathwater – Has That EVER Happened in Your House? Brighton’s REGENCY HOUSEKEEPER offers advice..

In an unprecedented step this week Mrs Finnegan – the Celebrated Authority on MOST THINGS and housekeeper at The Regency Town House is SEEKING advice as well as handing it OUT A … Continue reading

February 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper advises on suitable ladylike pastimes

This week Mrs Finnegan is OFFERING ADVICE in the form of lists. The Celebrated Authority on ALMOST EVERYTHING and housekeeper at The Regency Town House has heard that LIST MAKING imposes … Continue reading

February 16, 2021 · 1 Comment

Dreaming of an elopement and arguing over an address – Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper gives out advice whether it is wanted or not

Mrs Finnegan, the celebrated advice giver and outstanding housekeeper at  The Regency Town House, is asked her opinion on TWO THORNY issues. Read on, dear reader, to discover the answers and … Continue reading

February 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Shame! Humiliation! A Torrent of rage! Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper advises on false teeth and pig iron in the soul…

Yes! Mrs Finnegan is a REKNOWN Authority on the AFFAIRS OF THE HEART in addition to being housekeeper of The Regency Town House, but she can also advise on PRACTICAL concerns. … Continue reading

January 26, 2021 · 2 Comments

Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper advises the delicately shy and the annoyingly bumptious…

Mrs Finnegan is the Celebrated Authority on affairs of the HEART and HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT in addition to being housekeeper of The Regency Town House. This week she writes about the SPECIAL … Continue reading

January 19, 2021 · 2 Comments

BRIGHTON’S REGENCY HOUSEKEEPER says NO to two readers (perhaps it’s the mood she’s in)

This week Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House and agony aunt to the masses, replies to a poet and an over eager dancer. She also finds solace in housework … Continue reading

January 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Brighton Regency Housekeeper’s Christmas Diary

Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper of The Regency Town House, announces that this is not the Post Christmas message she intended to write. But then she didn’t have the kind of Christmas she expected … Continue reading

December 29, 2020 · 1 Comment

A Cheated Wife gets No Sympathy from the Brighton Regency Housekeeper (who happens to be in a very good mood)

Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper of The Regency Town House, knows that there is a time to laugh and a time to cry and a TIME TO PACK FOR YOUR HOLIDAYS so only one … Continue reading

December 22, 2020 · Leave a comment