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a perfect gentleman? by BARBARA METZGER read by PIPPA RATHBORNE Regency Romance, screwball comedy, erotic thriller, gothic murder mystery – ‘Anything Goes’ in Barbara Metzger’s novel, A Perfect Gentleman, a timeless entertainment starring a glamorous, red-haired proto-feminist banker and her aristocratic blond bodyguard – now available worldwide as an audiobook. Kersting Paar am Fenster (Couple…

Independent Woman Traveller

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 – 1762) in Turkish dress by Jean-Étienne Liotard c.1756, the Baths Palace, Warsaw. Pippa Rathborne reads THE WRONG SHADE OF YELLOW by Margaret Eleanor Leigh for sale on Audible, iTunes and Amazon

Charm as commodity

An actor of over 50 years’ experience remarked to me the other day, after we’d rolled our eyes at all those Old Etonians monopolizing the best acting parts: “They teach charm at Eton”.  Charm in this mechanical, acquired manifestation is not unattainable by the poor. Centuries ago, penniless actors imitated aristocratic manners until they played…

Regency Romance

THE CAPTAIN’S WALLFLOWER A Regency Romance by Audrey Harrison read by Pippa Rathborne AVAILABLE ON AUDIBLE, AUDIBLE UK, AMAZON AND iTUNES LISTEN TO THE RETAIL SAMPLE AND BUY THE CAPTAIN’S WALLFLOWER HERE or FREE with Audible Trial The irresistible posthumous charm of the Regency still launches a thousand fictions and fashions today, from home interiors…

Spectrum

“I’m not naughty – I’m autistic. Sometimes I get too much information. And if you only see a naughty kid, you haven’t got enough” Watch this video to experience what sensory overload is like for a boy on the autism spectrum: Can You Make It To The End The National Autistic Society campaign video, 2016.…