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Women Warriors Series: The Ju-jitsu Suffragettes

The Ju-jitsu Suffragettes

Just over a hundred years ago, a number of women who belonged to The Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) spearheaded the campaign for… 1,046 more words

Martial Arts

Long Live the Queen

I’ve been working on a new project, and part of it involved some research on Queen Victoria.  I ended up writing a little blurb about her from some of my research. 511 more words


10 Suprising Facts About Weddings

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By Jessica Hagy

The bouquet; the garter toss; that something blue pinned to your dress: Have you ever taken a second to consider the purpose of all of these deeply instilled wedding traditions? 404 more words


The Start

As of yet I do not have a title for the book I plan to write which is unusual for me as that is the way I start. 504 more words

19th Century

Langleys Yard opens in Shoreditch

The room above the Crown and Shuttle pub in Shoreditch High Street has had a makeover. Now, when you wander upstairs and through the door on the right, you step right back into Victorian London. 188 more words


The Albert Memorial and The Royal Albert Hall

14 pics.  Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, was much missed by the queen when he died.  Victoria was taken by long years of mourning and fell into a long period of personal decline.  48 more words


Have a Victorian Christmas at the Milton Keynes Museum

If you’re looking for a special festive treat this Christmas, you’ll find all the magic you could wish for at Milton Keynes Museum’s Victorian Christmas days. 197 more words