Catherine Curzon

About me

Blogging as Madame Gilflurt, I’m passionate about the 18th century and all things Georgian. I am currently writing Life in the Georgian Court and Tales from the 18th Century Old Bailey for Pen and Sword Books.

My writing is a breathless romp through the seamier side of Georgian life accompanied by rogues, harlots and janizaries, with a dash of gin to add some spice!

Mrs Siddons is playing Drury Lane and there’s a farmer on the throne of England. Bawdy doesn’t even come close…

From my website

The Salon Digest

As I head for a theatrical jaunt to London, do enjoy a look back at the week just passed!Music Monday: François-Hippolyte BarthélémonSome relaxing melodies to soothe!1759 - The Wonderful YearA year of victories from the pen of Antoine Vanner.A Modern Girl’s Guide to Historical LivingJoin Miranda Reading for a turn…

Tragedy Personified: Sarah Siddons

The term "showbiz legend" is much bandied about these days when it comes to the world of entertainment, sometimes with less reason than others. Sarah Siddons, the first lady of the Georgian stage, was truly deserving of that lofty title. From humble beginnings she rose to the pinnacle of her…

A Modern Girl’s Guide to Historical Living

Miranda Reading is a constant delight on Twitter, where she share her fabulous tales as Basbleuette. I am so excited to welcome her to the salon today to share her Modern Girl's Guide to Historical Living!---oOo---Grace under Pressure: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Historical LivingBy Miranda Reading, King’s College London (@basbleuette)By…

 
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