Author Archives: Colin Rowland

More on wigs

More on wigs

In my last post, I touched briefly on the use of wigs in and around the Regency era. To clarify, by the end of the 18th century, with one notable exception, wigs were no longer popular with men or women. For men especially, the short, natural cut was en vogue and wigs had become outdated.… more goodness …

Of mice and men (and buggs?)

Of mice and men (and buggs?)

Forgive my plagiarism of the title of Mr. Steinbeck’s literary masterpiece but, in my defense, it seemed a decent fit for my January post. A poor reason, but I’ll take it. The subject occurred to me because of Cinnamon Worth’s December post regarding women’s hair styles in Georgian England. This set me to thinking: what… more goodness …

I’m back! (I think?)

I’m back! (I think?)

I have a favor to ask. As some of you are aware, I have been undergoing cancer treatments for the last few months. The chemo affected me in unforeseen ways, to the point that my hematologist gave serious consideration to suspending the treatments. Since early September I have been unable to do much more than… more goodness …

Cancer in Regency England

Cancer in Regency England

The past month or two has seen the state of my health negatively affected, and with it my ability to write, or in most cases, form a sensical thought and carry it forward to conclusion. What with the effects of chemo, coupled with a broken back(my own fault; I tripped over the dog running for… more goodness …

Let me introduce myself

Let me introduce myself

I decided for my first post I would expand a bit on my bio. For those who have taken the time to visit my author page, the information contained there is a succinct description but, unfortunately, it gives the just barest of explanations, something that leaves my legions of fans, which last time I checked… more goodness …