BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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An Open Letter to My (Numerous) Gentle Readers from Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

I trust you have had a pleasant yuletide? Yes? Plenty of sweetmeats and sweet wine? People toing and FROING? Plum pudding perhaps? Mince Pies? Very good. I know you will … Continue reading

December 28, 2021 · 16 Comments

The Diary of a Reluctant Rebel – Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper is on strike

In all due humility, Mrs Finnegan prefers to read the diaries of others rather than write her OWN, but believes that her day to day struggles in The Regency Town … Continue reading

December 21, 2021 · 12 Comments

Women Working! What New Horror is this? An anxious reader writes to Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Mrs Finnegan, Housekeeper at The Regency Town House and DOYENNE of those who TOIL for a living, has been thinking a lot about WORK this past week. She MAKES an … Continue reading

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Lady Blessed with Every Virtue Seeks Advice from Brighton’s Regency Housekeeper

Mrs Finnegan is in a VERY happy place back in her OWN Kitchen at The Regency Town House. She is PLEASED to receive MAIL from across the COUNTRY, the Seven … Continue reading

November 16, 2021 · 2 Comments