Austen’s World Wrap Up. June 21, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Apologies, hope to be back soon!
    Moving has kept me from a lot of things I enjoy–like hanging out at the Risky Regencies. This move has been more problematic than most, and I’m still dealing with items that were damaged by the Movers from Hell and … Continue reading
  • Fatherly Types in Jane Austen’s Novels (and a Bonus Quiz) by Rachel Dodge
    Inquiring readers, Rachel Dodge has once again submitted a superb article. This time she describes the fathers in Jane Austen’s novels. This Sunday marks Father’s Day in the U.S. I lost my own father four years ago. This article once again proves that my father, in every way, was superior to those described by Jane, […]

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. June 7, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. May 17, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. May 10, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • It’s May
    It’s May. It’s May. The lusty month of May That lovely month when everyone goes blissfully astray… from Camelot, Lerner and Loewe Happy May! I don’t know about the rest of you, but here in Virginia we finally have our … Continue reading
  • Appreciation, or How Princess Charlotte Saved My Life
    If this were Regency times, I wouldn’t be putting my thoughts into writing today. Given the medical misfortunes I’ve suffered recently, I would be dead. Sobering, right? Let me tell you, right now my appreciation for a certain Regency doctor … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. May 3, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Bishop Sleeves in the Regency Era
    It has been a long time since I wrote a post about fashion in the Regency era, but I haven’t forgotten fashion altogether. Over the years I have been collecting and sorting images about the Regency on my Pinterest boards, a hobby I enjoy immensely.  One of my favorite boards is entitled “Sleeves, Georgian and […]

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. April 5, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • An English Wedding at Sherbourne Park by Rachel Dodge
    …you want to hear about the wedding; and I shall be happy to tell you, for we all behaved charmingly.” –Emma My husband and I were invited to a family wedding in England last June. The venue: Sherbourne Park, a Grade II Georgian house on a large estate dating back to 1730, just a few […]
  • It’s Been A While So Let’s Catch Up!
    Hello there. Carolyn Jewel here. I am cautiously hopeful that I’ll be able to post here  regularly now that my life is less hectic than it has been for the last couple of years. Since it’s been a while, let’s … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. March 22, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • My blue and white collection
    Lately, I’ve been downsizing, but as well as donating things, I’ve been replacing a few of them with pieces that I like better. This weekend, I found this cute teapot at a local Thrifty Shopper. It’s from Grindley, an English … Continue reading
  • In the Time of Her Flowers
    Documentation! At long last. Every time I give a workshop about historical clothing, I get asked “what did they do when they had their periods”. And to date I’ve always had to say, I’ve never seen any documentation before the … Continue reading

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