ERB Tinsel Therapy

Tinsel Therapy

Charlotte Blair is terrified of tinsel – thanks to her old childhood playmate Rupert Brigham. He’s back in London and ...
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Harlequinade: Shall we dance?

Harlequinade: Shall we dance?

Once upon a time … Did you know the ‘harlequinade’ was originally a story-telling dance? Its performance in a play ...
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Nell by Lauren Wilhelm

Pretty Witty Nell: Our Lady of Laughter

Of a great heroine I mean to tell, And by what just degrees her titles swell, To Mrs Nelly grown, ...
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Fairy Tale Beginnings ~ Your Free Gift

We all know how fairy tales end, but do you know the beginning? I held weekly ‘Fairy Tale Fridays’ on ...
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Imagine Horses

  Think when we talk of horses, that you see them Printing their proud hoofs i' the receiving earth For ...
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The Game of Billiards by Boutibonne

Billiards, Ladies?

You said you were familiar with the game,” The Duke said to Calista, as with a slight bow he allowed ...
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Lady Day

Lady Day is March 25th. From 1155 to 1752, Lady Day, not January 1, was the start of the year ...
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The Kiss by Klimt

The Morning Gift: A True Love Custom

  A beautiful old custom I discovered while writing NAKED: A Novel of Lady Godiva was the Anglo-Saxon custom of the ...
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Rosett Sibyl

Candlemas for Writers

February 2 is the feast of Candlemas. It’s a special day for writers. Traditionally, on this day, bees wax candles ...
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St Agnes, The Cloisters NY

Godiva – Saint or Goddess?

   “My father dreamed of building in stone,” I said. “He dreamed of a castle. And my mother used to ...
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Hide & Seek

Orana! Seasonal Wishes to You

Thank you to all the wonderful readers who have been in touch with me about my books. It's been a ...
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Cameo Portrait: Enticing Benedict Cole

An artist, a lady, a secret passion…  'When Benedict Cole shuns her request for painting lessons, Lady "Cameo" Catherine Mary ...
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