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Appledore – more Georgian architecture

Appledore is a pretty Devon town on the Torridge estuary. Boat building boatyards are still operating here. Regency houses line the main street which fronts the fairly new esplanade by the water.┬áRent a cottage on the south side of Irsha … Continue reading

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Georgian Food and Drink

Georgian Food and Drink Wrapping paper/poster WP124 Glasses filled with drinks they may have contained when made. At the beginning of the Georgian period ale, wine, gin, brandy, punch, milk and water were the drinks available. Gin was a poor … Continue reading

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Georgian Shoes

It is time to put away the UGG boots and bring out the spring and summer shoes and sandals. It always kickstarts my thoughts about the Georgians and their shoes. One of my wrapping papers/posters has a pair of canvas … Continue reading

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Rain and Umbrellas

For days I have held my umbrella aloft and while doing so have wondered about the first umbrellas and their origins. The word umbrella comes from the French word Ombrelle (Latin origin Umbra) which translated means shade. At first there … Continue reading

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Where it all started

Here is my first blog. Hopefully all will go well. New technology takes some time to learn but I am on the case. An interest in antiques and graphics led to the creation of Frederica Cards but I want to … Continue reading

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