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

New supper club event: Afternoon tea at Dennis Severs' house in Spitalfields

My salon guest today is none other than the fabulous Kerstin Rodgers, aka MsMarmiteLover! A lady of many talents, you can visit Kerstin at http://www.msmarmitelover.com/ or, even better, you can take tea with her at Dennis Severs' house!---oOo---New supper club event: Afternoon tea at Dennis Severs' house in SpitalfieldsTo celebrate Afternoon Tea…

A Birthday Digest of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley (Broadbridge Heath, Sussex, West England, 4th August 1792 - Livorno, Italy, 8th  July 1822)Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Percy Bysshe Shelley, icon of romantic literature and a figure whose remarkable life never ceases to provoke debate and fascination. Shelley has appeared at the Guide on several occasions and…

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…

 
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