Anton Chekhov wonders if the search for truth must always end in failure
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
Inspiration isn’t to be trusted says crime writer Peter Temple
Would you learn how to play the harp-lute at your beau’s insistence? Would you keep the beau?
Every fairytale had a bloody lining. Every one had teeth and claws.
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
What responsibility does an author have to a reader?
American novelist Elizabeth Stout is convinced there are two unbreakable duties, although she doesn’t akways know how to achieve it.
Writing is a strange, cumbersome, artificial process. It takes a lot of work to make your words clear to the reader. The comic singer Neil Innes used to start his … Continue reading
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
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
If you get the rhythm of your writing right, the other things tend to fall into place. Most people know the grammatical rules of writing more than they think they … Continue reading
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