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Laughter and Light: Self Determination and Providence in the World of Wobbly Barstool

Have you ever wondered what novels Charles Dickens might have written if he possessed a sunnier disposition? Meet Wobbly Barstool.

Jane Lowy‘s Wobbly Barstool… 1,038 more words

Experiences And Impressions

Fairy Wedding Waltz

A Victorian Drawing Room is revealed

MC:   Home sweet home.  Here is the man who has all he could possibly   wish for.
FATHER:   He has a fine house, a strong faith, but above and beyond     all this he has a beautiful lady wife.
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Victorian Christmas (and egg nog recipe)

During the Victorian era, families began purchasing gifts as well as making them. This is because of new industrial techniques that made manufactured toys and clothing accessible to the poorer classes. 387 more words

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The Lady of Shalott - John William Waterhouse

Magical and dreamy quality of this painting simply draws you into its world of melancholy, hidden symbols and the inevitable darkness that pervades the atmosphere. 899 more words


A Pudding In A Copper

What can make for better reading for the holiday season than Charles Dickens’ “Christmas Carol”?

It relates the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a curmudgeonly, stonyhearted, moneylender. 990 more words


A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens is often thought of as the creator of the modern Christmas. A Christmas Carol was first published in 1843 and has since seen numerous adaptations over the years. 46 more words

Deep in the Jungle

Early January, 187-


It’s only now that I realise that Christmas has passed, that it must be the New Year, now, born into such confused times as these. 1,618 more words

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