NonFiction: Georgette Heyer’s Regency World

Georgette Heyer’s Regency World: A definitive guide for all fans of Georgette Heyer, Jane Austen, and the glittering regency period”

 By Jennifer Kloester

This is a really interesting  and entertaining book, full of information on society during this period right down to the real address for “Gunter’s confectioner’s shop” (which opened by an Italian pastry Chef  in 1757 at 7 Berkeley Square in London ) pertinent to Jane Austen’s novels, however this book references more closely the novels of Georgette Heyer.

I particularly liked the real history of the various institutions and individuals mentioned in most regency novels, this background information is not usually mentioned in either novels published in the past and or current novels. I find these details illuminating and gives a deeper perspective on the times.

This is a well researched and interesting reference.

Hey another good knitting link

All sorts of free pattern odds and ends. Found some good stuff to knit for the Church Bazaar.  Toys, Teddy’s and Oven Towels.

Ann Budd – designer, come see

I was snooping around on the internet and found this site. There is a very nice free pattern for socks this month.  

Hope you like it too.

Free Pattern: XL Coffee Cup Sweater

Pattern XL Cup Sweater

by Susan Sedlak

In the cold Canadian winter, here is a warm idea.  Enjoy

XL Coffee Cup Sweater

A free pattern

Buster Rhino’s in Whitby Ontario

After reading Freddy’s great review of Buster Rhino’s barbeque restaurant, we just had to go.  As we were going that way to drop my son at University, and it was around dinner time, we went. Boy Freddy was right, it was very good. my son had the Brisket on a Bun with Root beer and fries.  Bob and I split the special ($15.99)  which was 1 rack of ribs, 2 sides – brown beans and coleslaw, with a can of Root beer and an extra side of hushpuppies ($2.50). This came to slightly over $30.00 and there was plenty for everyone. Between the Hubby and son we eat about the same as 4.   There are 3 barbeques sauces available to mix and match, sweet, regular, and hot, (you apply yourself ).

The Ribs were very good, as were the brown beans (they have BBQ sauce in um). I don’t think I would have the coleslaw again, not to my taste I guess. We tasted the hushpuppies, they were great with a little BBQ sauce.  My Son was very impressed with the  Brisket sandwich, says he would definitely have it again.

Next time, I will try the Brisket sandwich ($5.50) and the Potato Salad ($2.50), and we will definitely be going back!

Did you know BBQ sauce is gluten free? Yum !

This is a great Blog for Barbeque!

This is getting to be a rather popular site for all things Barbeque.  It is mouth watering.

This is a delightful read

“The cat hates my knitting” is not only a delightful read, but it is written by and equally delightful friend of mine.

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