My guest today over at Grace Elliot's blog is fellow author of historical romance Jean Hart Stewart.
Jean shares her love of the regency period, some interesting facts about the Duke of Wellington and tells us about her latest book 'For Love is New.'
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Added by Grace Elliot on February 28, 2011 at 5:23pm — No Comments
My mid week blog post tells the true story of artist James Whistler, his favorite dog and an eminent ENT surgeon.
Whistler’s Poodle and the Eminent Surgeon.
American born, British based artist, James Abbott Whistler (1834 - 1903) famed for paintings such as ‘Arrangement in Grey and Black, the Artist’s Mother’ (yes, the picture in the first Mr. Bean movie!) and Old Battersea Bridge, was an animal lover. Whistler owned a tortoiseshell cat, but his…Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on February 23, 2011 at 3:17pm — No Comments
As a veterinarian I’m constantly surprised by the resilience of the feline species. This week alone a 17 year old cat with kidney failure successfully underwent dental attention, a stray cat lost a leg but was eating the same night and a kitten fell 40 feet with barely a scratch to show for it! Its no wonder cats have a reputation for having nine lives - which set me wondering where the saying originated.
Research into this fable led me to ancient Egypt. The ancient Egyptians believed…Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on February 20, 2011 at 2:43pm — No Comments
"Once upon a Chapter" are hosting Grace Elliot, and to celebrate are offering a great giveaway of not one, but two, books
- an Ebook copy of 'A Dead Man's Debt'
-a book of your choice up to a value of $10.
All you need to do is follow the link and leave a…Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on February 18, 2011 at 4:35pm — No Comments
My mid week blog post is a bit of fun.
Follow this link to find out why this little ginger kitty is up for sale....Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on February 16, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments
Last week I looked at how, in Victorian times, a cat’s reluctance to take medicine might help keep her alive. This week, I look at some of the remedies commonly inflicted on the poor, unsuspecting animals.
Now as any cat owner knows, it’s perfectly normal for a cat to vomit from time to time. However if the vomiting became excessive, one Victorian remedy was to:
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Added by Grace Elliot on February 13, 2011 at 2:55pm — No Comments
I'm thrilled to read that the latest review for my debut novel, 'A Dead Man's Debt' rates it a healthy 5/5
MY BOOK ADDICTION…Continue
Added by Grace Elliot on February 5, 2011 at 3:52pm — No Comments
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