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Neighbour Problems – Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper has a sure-fire solution

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  What can I do … Continue reading

November 2, 2021 · 10 Comments

Halloween May be Over but floorboards still CREAK, Spines still TINGLE…the Brighton Housekeeper from the 1830s has the answer

Mrs Finnegan is the Celebrated Authority on affairs of the HEART and HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT in addition to being housekeeper of The Regency Town House. TODAY there is room for one letter … Continue reading

November 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Let’s write a scary chain story together

I’m in Mexico for the Day of the Dead right now – I’m posting about it on my other blog At A Gentle Pace – so I’m very tuned into* … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

Happy Halloween – an Irish festival

Halloween dates back at least two thousand years to the Celtic festival of Samhain marking the start of winter, a cold, dark and dangerous time.  It began at sunset on … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 8 Comments