Austen’s World Wrap Up. December 24, 2015

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Happy (belated) National Tea Day
    Yesterday was National Tea Day, and it of course got me looking at period tea resources. One of the things I found was a small pamphlet from 1785 called The Tea Purchaser’s Guide; or the Lady and Gentleman’s Tea Table … Continue reading
  • Celebrating Jane Austen’s Birthday
    Jane Austen was born on a bitterly cold night on December 16, 1775. Little is known about birthday celebrations on one’s natal day during the Regency era. Jane makes no mention of them, as far as I know, in her letters and novels. Please correct me if I am wrong. Common sense tells us that […]

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