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Carlton House: A Lost Palace by Catherine Curzon

George IV is a man whose name is synonymous with profligacy, debt and debauchery. He is the king who did nothing by halves whether it was eating, gambling or wenching and nobody, but… 952 more words

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Regency London: traipsing around the ol' haunts

The British Library has a great wall of books encased in glass towering over cafe clientele – it’s as mouth-watering as the cakes…

Another of my ‘trawling-through-old-photos-I-took-for-blog-posts’ posts today!

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Re-Enacting as a research method for historical fiction authors

I have been trawling through old photos today to have a looksee at some of those gems which I took thinking, ‘I’ll write a blog post on this when I get home’ and never did, and I have found SO MANY. 687 more words

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Researching historical costume: Worthing Museum & Art Gallery

So, it turns out, little did I know that Worthing, of all places, has one of the largest costume and textiles collections in the UK. A little seaside town, snug on the South coast, it really is an unassuming little place so, who knew? 669 more words

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