BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Fine clothes and malevolent accusations — Most excellent ADVICE from the 1830s

Mrs Finnegan’s Chronicles: the Celebrated Authority in affairs of the HEART and HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT WITH two good dresses and a quantity of shawls and fine fichus given to me when … Continue reading

April 2, 2020 · 4 Comments

Mrs Ainsley Departs – the 1830s housekeeper is leaving (but someone will take her place….)

Worrying messages have been arriving all day from Mrs Ainsley, the Regency Town House housekeeper and Agony Aunt, 1830s style: I might be going on a LONG HOLIDAY soon. Will … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · 4 Comments