Georgian Homes Brought Back to...

Jun 1, 2010 by

I noticed a stirring bit of news in an article in Saturday’s Telegraph. Somersham Park House in the Cambridgeshire fens (left)...

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Word of the Week: Kittle Pitch...

May 31, 2010 by

A jocular method of hobbling or bothering a troublesome teller of long stories: this is done by contradicting some very immaterial...

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Georgian Leeds: Part One

May 26, 2010 by

Well, it’s been some time since my Georgian Liverpool series and a trip, last weekend, to see Opera North in Leeds (left)...

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Ode on the Death of a Favourit...

May 21, 2010 by

I mentioned in my Horace Walpole post that I’d picked up a copy of Horace Walpole’s Cat by Christopher Frayling, which...

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A Georgian Supper at Dr Darwin...

May 19, 2010 by

Well, I hang my head in shame for taking so long to tell you about a dinner for Erasmus Darwin’s birthday that we attended on...

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Word of the Week: Tory

May 17, 2010 by

n.s. [A cant term, derived, I suppose, from an Irish word signifying a savage.] One who adheres to the antient constitution of the...

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Georgian Cooking: Stuffed Libe...

May 17, 2010 by

Welcome to my new series on Georgian food and cooking. Each week I’m going to be featuring a recipe or a bit of food history...

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