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Georgian Era Entertainments - Outside the home

Home entertainments (discussed in previous posts here and here) were not the only forms of recreation available to people in the Georgian Era.  With increased income, thanks to the Industrial Revolution and increased world trade, the middle class now had the disposable income and free time to begin to enjoy many of the entertainments that had been available only to the aristocracy and landed gentry in times past.   3,048 more words

Regency Period

Croquet, Craft & Comics: What's On in Adelaide this Weekend!

It’s definitely coming into summer. Do you know how I can tell? I mean sure, I wore shorts in the rain today because I couldn’t face sweating in long pants when it got hot later, but that’s not it. 682 more words


King of the Castle.

These are photos from my trip to Farnham Castle. Due to the rain, I had the whole place to myself.

This is a selfie to prove I was actually there. 140 more words

What It Is That I Actually Do?

Croquet club blunder another reason to shut down Brisbane City Council's future fund

Brisbane ratepayers are not well served by having their Council involved in property development through the City of Brisbane Investment Corporation (CBIC), with its latest proposed development at East Brisbane suggesting it isn’t meeting important economic or social objectives (see… 257 more words


During my last visit to Bon Ami Surabaya

Bon Ami restaurant in Surabaya, Jawa Timur – Indonesia has been one long standing eating place in the area. It has been there since I was super young…not saying that I am old now as everyone else :-) I have never been there since I cannot remember when. 102 more words


Bad Memory

Readers may be aware that since my sister died I have been looking through old photos – and finding many happy and well-remembered occasions. How about a game of croquet back in 2003? 363 more words


Joys of Croquet

Here is a short reflection on my favorite pastime recently published on our church’s blog:

The Joys of Croquet