Interview: Karen M Cox, Other Era Maven

Karen M Cox, the award-winning author of Austen-inspired novels, stands out in the Jane Austen Fiction genre for taking Austen’s characters and placing them in not often explored historical settings. She allowed me to take the time to pick her … Read More

Another road trip! A Letter from Ramsgate Blog Tour, to be exact!

That’s me, on my way around the world with my parasol, now that Letter from Ramsgate is live on Amazon! Yes! It’s on its way up the rankings, and you can buy it now! Don’t let the serviceable bag fool … Read More

Port Alberni goes for the #Regency #Costuming World Record!

Whenever I hear the name of the city of Port Alberni, I think of three things: the 1964 tsunami that tore through hundreds of homes in the community, huge water bombers for fighting forest fires, and the initials P.A., which … Read More

The Regency Gentleman and his Cravat

The Regency neck-cloth could never be called humble, even if its life begins as a simple strip of cloth. Instead, it’s an embellishment that can add drama and interest to the gentleman’s costume. The cravat, or neck-cloth, was described in … Read More

Let’s Have a Ball!

Dateline Netherfield Park, 26 November 2015 or 1811 But what to serve your guests!? It hinges upon, one supposes, just how intoxicated you want them to become? On a cold night, we might at least serve negus to warm and … Read More

In High Spirits for a Ball: #JaneWithATwist

We are perfectly ready, we assure you, to keep our promise to give another delicious round of #JaneWithATwist. It would be the most shameful thing in the world if we did not! You are cordially invited to celebrate the Netherfield Ball with the authors of Meryton … Read More

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