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Georgian Lessons in Etiquette

  • Posted on: 11/09/2020

It is the 18th century. Imagine you are invited to social evening of conversation with a Countess residing in the Canongate of Edinburgh. Conversation is flowing and you have been invited to take a glass of claret. A glass! You …

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The Rhythm of Autumn

  • Posted on: 11/09/2020

The narrator set the scene once again highlighting the news of the 2nd week in September 1960. Of interest to all our readers is really how Gayle is getting on at school….. Sausage Shortcomings and Two Shades of Saffron It …

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Back to Normal?

  • Posted on: 04/09/2020

Our Muriel & Jasper Blog is set exactly 60 years ago from now, using historical material woven into the fabric of the story. This week the narrator introduces us to September 1960….  The Narrator’s Introduction It is September 1960. The …

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Wise Words From Muriel

  • Posted on: 28/08/2020

This week we return to 1960 with Muriel Wylie as she gives advice on moving to rural Scotland after a fortnight’s holiday…. One Hit Wonder in Blackpool “There you are Mrs Wylie, a nice cup o’ Fortnum’s Assam.” “Thank you …

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