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Jane Austen and Food, by Maggie Lane – A Review

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Jane Austen’s England by Roy & Lesley Adkins

A review by Shelley DeWees Continue reading

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A Jane Austen Daydream: A Review

a review of Scott D. Southard’s newest novel Continue reading

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The Choker Necklace

Accenting royal necklines for centuries… Continue reading

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Josiah Spode & Sons: Founders of the Spode Dynasty

Inventors of English Bone China Continue reading

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The Elegance of the Breakfast Set

The birth of English Bone China Continue reading

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Scholarly looks at Trafalgar and Waterloo

Trafalgar : The Biography of a Battle by Roy Adkins Truly a biography of this battle – a pivotal event in European history. This seems to be the same book as the American Published one entitled “Trafalgar, a battle which … Continue reading

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Create a Pineapple Centrepiece

Pineapples, notoriously fickle and difficult to grow, have long been a symbol of hospitality and extravagance–in fact, Georgian confectioners were known to have rented pineapples by the day, to less wealthy customers, before selling them to be eaten by their … Continue reading

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Kensington Gardens

Playground of Queens and Princesses Continue reading

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British Ballooning

Vincent Lunardi and the dawn of European Aeronautics
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