The blog archive on my blog page only lists articles by the month they were published, and I’m not internet-savvy enough to make it list them in more helpful ways.
So I’ve listed the blog posts here with a brief description. The links take you directly to the posts.
Schooling in Regency England.
Educating the poor
Houses and domestic activity
Money and making a living
Stately Homes and Gardens
I’ve separated this list into articles that are mainly about the house, and ones that are mostly about the gardens and landscaping.
Belton House, in Lincolnshire, was used as Rosings in the Firth/Ehle P&P
Barrington Court, in Somerset, reminded me of Birchanger in The Mrs MacKinnons
Blickling Hall, in Norfolk
Hardwick Hall, in Derbyshire
18th Century garden styles
Landscape designers: Kent, Brown and Repton
The kitchen gardens at Beningbrough Hall, in Yorkshire
Highnam Court in Gloucestershire was my inspiration for the house at Ashton Tracey in Sauce for the Gander.
A review of The Country House Kitchen Garden 1600-1950
Army, Navy and War
Everyday sayings – these first two are about how some of our everyday saying originate in the way things worked in the past.
Life in the armed forces