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The sport of princes. And rabbits, apparently.

I’ve been reading about horse racing at the turn of the nineteenth century and have been both charmed and appalled by some of the things I’ve discovered. While I’d been aware of some of the Prince of Wales’s less savoury … Continue reading

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Clothing the nether regions of military gentlemen

Firstly, a quick catch-up on The Unforgiving Minute. The lovely Skylar M Cates recently hosted me and posed some interesting questions about the characters. The book also received a delightful 4.5 star review from Live your life, buy the book. … Continue reading

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Cross-species love

I’ve been reading up on nineteenth century English thoroughbreds for the piece I’m currently working on, and have stumbled across some lovely little anecdotes about horses with non-equine best friends. There was Lanercost, whose best friend, a dog, was so … Continue reading

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