Captain (later Admiral) Arthur Phillip RN (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was the first Governor of New South Wales and founder of the settlement which became Sydney. After much experience at sea, including command of a ship that was saved in a storm by convicts, Phillip sailed with the First Fleet, as Governor-designate of […]
Lydia Marie Child offers heartfelt advice on the rearing of young girls into a life of
Hints to the Regency Housewife on becoming a “Lady Patroness”.
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The birth of English Bone China
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Photographer, film maker and friend of the Festival Owen Benson has edited together some highlights of last year’s Jane Austen Festival. Such a colourful event with costumes, music, food and dance in abundance.
Arranging your table for dinner
I shall eat ice and drink French wine, and be above vulgar economy. - Jane Austen
Benjamin Franklin’s happiest invention