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18th Century

Fun at the Frost Fair

Let’s travel back in time… Imagine yourself in England—London, to be precise. It’s almost Christmas or Yule, and it’s cold. There’s an air of excitement because the Thames has frozen over. Traders are rubbing their hands together. Local residents are anxiously...

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Golden Square, London

Visitors to London will notice there are lots of green areas in the Westminster and central city areas. Some offer workers a breath of fresh air and a place to while away their time during a lunch break while others are a private oasis available to the surrounding...

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13 Facts Learned from Eavesdropping on Jane Austen’s England

I’m currently reading Eavesdropping on Jane Austen’s England, How Our Ancestors Lived Two Centuries Ago by Roy & Lesley Adkins. While the title mentions Jane Austen and there are excerpts from her correspondence, this book really deals with birth, life and death...

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Thirteen 18th Century English Resource Books

I’m busy researching in preparation to write a new historical romance series. My chosen time period is 18th century England, and here is a list of my current reading. Thirteen Non-Fiction Books on English History 1. Great Houses of London by James Stourton, Publisher...

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13 Snippets About Life in 18th Century England

This week I’m time traveling back to 18th century England and Georgian life. I’m reading Behind Closed Doors, At Home in Georgian England by Amanda Vickery as research for a historical I’m planning to write. Thirteen Snippets About 18th Century England Life 1. Locking...

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