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Continuing the vintage theme, a pot of scarlet geraniums brightens a zinc washtub…

Mum - A Cheap Model

Photographically speaking Rosa Emily Poole (neé Harris, 1924-2013) was a classic member of her generation.

“Snaps” (her word, not mine) were only taken when dressed in… 514 more words


Motor Cycles

Whilst I have not ridden a motor bike for many years now, they did form part of my early transport regime at another time, decades ago.   452 more words


Images of the Day (III)

A Chinese Funeral Horse Seen at a Funeral in Foo-Chow

Will It Work?

In France, recently marvelous cures in melancholia have been effected by a process of mental suggestion. 106 more words


Images of the Day (II)

Firing Attitudes of Parisian Duellists

1. Baron André de Schonen, thrice champion; his pistol is raised automatically, and he fires at the precise moment.

2. The Marquis de Créqi-Montfort, who assume a pose with bent knees, slightly resembling that of the fencer. 289 more words


Pinterest Wednesday

Still feeling a wee bit sick, and so the week has kind of been zipping past me, while I feel like I’ve been puttering around in a fog. 111 more words


Take a HOLIDAY: Part 1

In HOLIDAY, you and your family can live the good life by purchasing the perfect vacation, car, clothes and liqueur. Even as a modern reader living in these days of austerity, I feel like I should be sipping on a martini as I flip through the adverts…