Dit patroon uit de herfstcollectie past zowel in de retro/vintage collectie als de steampunk selectie: een stijlvolle outfit uit de tijd van de eerste auto’s en rijwielen uit de archieven van Butterick (1912). 139 more words
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Katherine Ramsey has high hopes and big plans for the future. Well…she did at one time. But when she makes a big blunder at her debut and then a relative follows that up with a seemingly unforgivable scandal Katherine finds out who her true friends are and whether her dreams are really substantial or just castles in the air that deserve to be blown away. 178 more words
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In ‘What I Believe’, an incendiary essay on the Humanist ideas that informed the majority of his work, E M Forster writes ‘if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.’ Perhaps no-one has put this idea into practice with greater commitment than Diana Mitford, who scandalised British society with her marriage to Oswald Mosley and allegiance to Adolf Hitler, even as the true extent of fascism’s horrors came to light through the course of the twentieth century.
President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt cross-trained in a variety of combative arts including western boxing, wrestling, jiu-jitsu, and fencing. The following article details his training in the styles of Catch-as-catch-can (or “Catch”) wrestling as well as Cornish wrestling while serving as Governor of New York state: 12 more words