BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Last Chance for a Spinster? Mrs Finnegan has strong views on the subject – ADVICE from the 1830s Brighton housekeeper

Mrs Finnegan is the Celebrated Authority in affairs of the HEART and HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT. Although she is busy maintaining the highest standards at The Regency Town House , she always has … Continue reading

September 21, 2020 · 1 Comment

Mind-reading and social-isolation for housekeepers — Most admirable ADVICE from the 1830s

Mrs Finnegan’s Chronicles: the Celebrated Authority in affairs of the HEART and HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT from The Regency Town House How can you tell what someone thinks? I am walking out … Continue reading

April 14, 2020 · 1 Comment

ASK MRS AINSLEY — the 1830s housekeeper and agony aunt with attitude

DEAR MRS AINSLEYI am in love with two men and I know not what to do.The first lives in the village where I was born. We played together as children … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · 5 Comments