Month: October 2016

Austen’s World Wrap Up. October 27, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Colonial Spirits & a Bit of News
    I’m super excited to share the news that I’ll be giving THREE workshops at next year’s Historical Novel Society conference in Portland. I’m giving my popular History of Underthings workshop, co-presenting my Georgian and Victorian “kickshaws” workshop with Delilah Marvelle, … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. October 20, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Blogs: Past Present and Future
    Blogs are one of the best developments of the Internet. They have given inividuals a chance to share their interests in everything from Period fashion to Type II Diabetes. But I think that blogs are fading in popularity. Be warned … Continue reading
  • Regency Treasures in Worcester, MA
    Last weekend, I enjoyed a visit to the Worcester Museum of Art. It’s not a huge museum like another favorite, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, but it has interesting collections, laid out and presented in a way that … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. October 13, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • The Nottingham Goose Fair
    The first Wednesday of October is the traditional date for the Nottingham Goose Fair, which today is a huge pleasure fair. But as its name suggests, in former times, one of the main goods being sold at that fair were … Continue reading
  • Announcing Sanditon: 200 years
    “Sanditon: 200 Years” is a conference that will take place at Trinity College, Cambridge from March 29-31, 2017.
    The conference will mark the bicentenary of the composition of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, Sanditon, in a year that also
    marks the bicentenary of Austen’s death.

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. October 6, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Special Guest on Friday!
    On Friday (Sept 30) at Risky Regencies, we’ll have Caroline Warfield as our guest! Caroline has a book giveaway for you and a fascinating glimpse of a Canadian setting used in her new release, The Renegade Wife. Her new “post-Regency” … Continue reading
  • A little poor looking insignificant old woman
    As part of my recent research dive into All Things Hamilton, I read a book that had been sitting on my shelf for years, that I originally intended to read as research for my Regency spy story A Lily Among … Continue reading

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