Social Success: Five Hints on Victorian Household Management (Part Two)

One of the central tasks carried out by the mistress of an establishment is the management of its social calendar. This is no small task, and not one to be undertaken lightly. It entails many duties, from paying calls to securing invitations. A particularly perilous task is to be found in the hosting of a …

Social Success: How To Spend Your Regency Evening After A Dinner Party

Perhaps it might make more sense to begin by advising you how to spend your evening at home, rather than abroad. But parties are infinitely more fun, as a general rule, and so we shall begin this way. We shall get around to cosy, homely evenings in due course. So, imagine the scene. You have …