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My loathing of alarms will never be abated. Alarm clocks, smoke alarms, the fire alarm at work, the oven timer. However, it is the domestic burglar alarm that I hate with a passion, which, if harnessed, would be enough to provide power to my sleepy locale until the end of days. 807 more words


The House of Correction for Bad Wives

In 1791, the London Chronicle reported the existence of a “remarkable” house of correction in Barcelona, which had been visited by Joseph Townsend four years earlier. 456 more words

18th Century

Wisdom for Daily Living #20: God is Great and Beer is Good? - #Proverbs


“Wine produces mockers; liquor leads to brawls. Whoever is led astray by drink cannot be wise.” (Prov. 524 more words


Drunk, disorderly and helpless: soldiers a disgrace to their uniform

William Hallam, formerly of Lockinge and now living in Swindon, was horrified by the soldiers’ drunken behaviour:

This afternoon I cleaned the windows and swept down the yard, and after tea I had a stroll round the town. 51 more words

Behind The Lines

Can Christian Women Drink Alcohol?

Ahhh the good ol’ Christians and drinking debate. This is quite a topic to tackle and regardless of if I answer yes or no, I am stirring a mighty big pot. 887 more words

Marriage & Submission

"The Journal of Wall Grimm" 208: The Drunken Maiden's Morning After

October 2, 2014

I realize I never finished my story about the drunken maiden.  It’s not a big deal or an amazing story, I just want to finish it because it includes an important message I want to convey to myself.  1,459 more words

Wall Grimm

Monday: Stammering

Walking, step after step, I imagine. I have to imagine, because I’m lost somewhere outside of the sidewalk and the buzzing train station that shakes the ground beneath me. 234 more words

Creative Writing