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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Bayeux

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

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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Lady Godiva's Ride into New York

Lady Godiva’s Ride into New York

Lady Godiva is riding back into popular culture. I’m so excited to have the chance to present on NAKED: A ...
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A Grace for Books: Mindful Reading

A Grace for Books: Mindful Reading

'Why have we no grace for books, those spiritual repasts – a grace before Milton – a grace before Shakespeare ...
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