Margaret Porter

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Award-winning, bestselling #author of 13 historical novels. Wife, dog-mum, historian, rosarian, world traveller, mandolinist, ex-actress. US/UK

http://www.margaretporter.com/

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Booksigning! 
#hns2019
#hedylamarr #beautifulinvention 
#hedylamarrnovel #classichollywood 
#moviestar #goldenagehollywood 
#mgm #metrogoldwynmayer 
#femaleinventor #historicalfiction 
#histfic #biographicalnovel 
#authorsofinstagram
Over 2 days I've done 3 presentations--so far--but till now no photographic evidence. At a fun, fact-filled "Women of Washington" panel with the two Stephanies: Stephanie Thornton and Steph Dray. 
#hns2019
#historicalfiction #histfic #womenshistory #herstory #firstladies #womenofwashington 
#authorsofinstagram #historicalnovelist
#biographicalnovel 
#writersconference
The answer is obviously "A" but I had fun impersonating her in Ziegfeld Girl at the opening cocktail reception and costume contest at the Historical Novel Society conference.⭐🎬🎥
#hedylamarr #beautifulinvention 
#hedylamarrnovel #hns2019 #historicalfiction #histfic #biographicalnovel
#classichollywood #goldenagehollywood #iconicfilmcostumes #ziegfeldgirl 
#mgm #metrogoldwynmayer 
#movieactress #femaleinventor #hollywoodglamor #adriangreenberg
Hedy's reaction to her Adrian-designed  gown and headdress for the Busby Berkeley "You Stepped put of a Dream" production number.
⭐🎬🎥
#hedy #hedylamarr #hedylamarrnovel 
#beautifulinvention 
#ziegfieldgirl #mgm #metrogoldwynmayer #classicfilmstars 
#moviestar #goldenagehollywood 
#classichollywoodglamour 
#moviemusical #busbyberkeley 
#adrianadolphgreenberg #adriancostume 
#authormargaretporter
My cherished rosa mundi, a 16th century beauty.
#rosamundi 
#rosagallicaversicolor 
#gallicarose #rosagallica 
#16thcentury #heritagerose 
#rosarian 
#rosegrower 
#gardenhistory 
#authorgarden #authorgardener 
#rosesofinstagram
Pink peonies with bowl of peony-coloured roses.
#pinkpeony #pinkpeonies 
#roses #pinkroses #heritageroses 
#oldgardenroses #antiqueroses
#rosarian
#rosegrower 
#rosegrowerslife 
#authorgarden #authorgardener 
#flowersofinstgram
Alba maxima, beloved of English royal dynasties: the 17th century Jacobite Rose and the 15th Century White Rose of York.
#rosaalbamaxima
#rosaalba #albarose
#whiteroseofyork
#warsoftheroses #houseofyork
#jacobiterose
#jacobite #jacobites #royalty
#yorkdynasty #stuartdynasty
#royalstuarts #royalstuart
#keepitstuart
#17thcentury
#15thcentury
#gardenhistory #rosehistory 
#rosarian
#authorgarden #authorgardener
The incredible enormous Oriental poppy bloomed this week. The blossom is at least as large as a dinner plate.
#poppyflower #poppyflowers 
#orientalpoppy 
#orientalpoppyflower 
#garden #mygarden 
#authorgarden 
#authorgardener 
#junebloom
Mother Chickadee is now incubating 7 eggs.
#nestingbird #nestingbirdseason 
#chickadee #chickadeeeggs 
#chickadeenest #birdnest 
#birdwatching #birdwatcher
#birdeggs #eggincubation
#wildbirds
A brimming bowl of rosa rugosa Thérèse Bugnet, with some spikes of iris sibirica providing contrast.
#theresebugnet 
#theresebugnetrose 
#rosarugosa 
#roses
#pinkrose #pinkroses🌹
#irissibirica 
#flowerarrangements
#rosesandiris 
#rosarian
#authorgardener 
#authorgarden
The 18th century rose called L'Evêque---The Bishop--for having the approximate colour of a bishop's shirt. It was also known as Provins Double. My first Bishop sighting of the day...in a couple of hours I've got a meeting with our diocesan.
#rose 
#thebishoprose 
#gallicarose 
#rosagallica 
#18thcenturyroses 
#gardenhistory 
#rosarian
#heritagerose #heritageroses
#antiquerose #antiqueroses 
#rosegarden 
#authorgarden 
#authorgardener
A rhododendron as high as the lowest portion of the house. 
#rhododendron 
#bloomingrhododendron
#pinkflowers 
#bluesky
#blueskyday
#june