BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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To Wed or Not? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Makes Her Decision

Mrs Finnegan, leading housekeeper of her generation, makes up her mind about the MOST important decision of her life. From now on will anything be the same again?

January 10, 2023 · 4 Comments

Mrs Finnegan Gets Married…? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Reveals All in FULL and Previously Undisclosed detail

The day BEFORE her wedding Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper hears a confession from the lips of her husband-to-be that leaves a CHIP of ice in her heart. What should she do?

January 3, 2023 · 18 Comments

The Fate of Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper is Announced TODAY

I have momentous announcements to make but first I MUST answer a BEVY of letters that have arrived over the last few weeks all of them seeking wisdom and solace, … Continue reading

December 20, 2022 · 4 Comments

Surprise Revelation! Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper has words with the Mistress

From Mrs Finnega, The Mistress has a new staff to go with her new home: a butler, a cook, two upstairs maids etc etc But there is SOMEONE missing.

A new housekeeper!
My position is Unfilled

December 13, 2022 · 5 Comments

Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper walks through the Valley of Humiliation

Mrs Finnegan, currently still housekeeper at The Regency Town House, has had a difficult few days and is not ENTIRELY recovered. She thanks you for your understanding and begs you … Continue reading

December 6, 2022 · 7 Comments

Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper is Convinced of the Benefits of Smiling and Wants Everyone to Try It

Mrs Finnegan, housekeeper at The Regency Town House, is in an exceedingly GOOD mood, November being now her FAVOURITE month of the year. She would like everyone to SHARE her … Continue reading

November 22, 2022 · 8 Comments

Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Reflects on Friendship and What it Means to have a Footman in the House

Change is is the air for Mrs Finnegan and The Regency Town House, but the Mistress refuses to confide in her faithful housekeeper and Mrs F must puzzle it out herself.
Could it even be the D word?

November 15, 2022 · 4 Comments

Men. Men! MEN! That is all Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper has to Say on the Subject (almost)

Confidante to the great and the GOOD, as well as the confused, Mrs Finnegan administers advice while ALSO tending to her duties as housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE  DO YOU HAVE ANY … Continue reading

November 8, 2022 · 2 Comments

A Lucky Lady who is Not in Love Writes to Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Would you learn how to play the harp-lute at your beau’s insistence? Would you keep the beau?

November 1, 2022 · 2 Comments

Could you Deal with a Mistress who is a Barometer in a Bonnet? Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper Can

Imagine yourself a maid in a Regency House with a Mistress that blows hot and cold according to the weather. How do you cope? You write to Mrs Finnegan, of course

October 25, 2022 · 4 Comments

Alas, All My Friends Are Authors! A reader Complains to Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

When you have a problem who are you going to ask for help?For Raife, the reluctant reader, it had to be Mrs Finnegan, the celebrated housekeeper at THE REGENCY TOWN HOUSE  WHAT … Continue reading

October 18, 2022 · 6 Comments

A Wife Finds Something in her Husband’s Luggage that Makes her Turn to Brighton’s Regency Houskeeper

Mrs Finnegan remains the loyal, reliable and hard-working Housekeeper at The Regency Town House and continues to GIVE pithy and pertinent advice to readers. She is nothing if NOT consistent I FOUND … Continue reading

October 11, 2022 · 11 Comments

It’s all Fur and Feathers for Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Mrs Finnegan, working class ORACLE and guide to the GENTRY, is ONLY able to sharpen her Quill and write these CHRONICLES when not OCCUPIED with her duties as Housekeeper at … Continue reading

October 2, 2022 · 6 Comments

A Mother NOT Entirely Happy with her Daughter Writes to Brighton’s Regency HouseKeeper

Mrs Finnegan is a celebrated EXPERT on MOST things and WELCOMES letters from all, no matter HOW grand or LOWLY. She does ALL this while still maintaing her daily duties … Continue reading

September 27, 2022 · 10 Comments

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