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Ocean Preserve Me - Seven #SexySnippets on #MySexySaturday with #SaturdayScenes

It’s time to head back to the Jazz Age. This week’s snippet comes from the fourth Turbulence and Triumph book, Ocean’s Ride. William’s about to learn that his wife isn’t one to back down easily in today’s seven snippets: 1,462 more words

Romance

DID YOU KNOW?

Etymology of the word “flapper”

There is debate over what the etymology of the word “flapper” really is.

Perhaps from flapper “young wild-duck or partridge” (1747), with reference to flapping wings while learning to fly, of which many late 19th century examples are listed in Wright’s “English Dialect Dictionary” (1900), including one that defines it as “A young partridge unable to fly. 208 more words

1920s

CHET CHESHIRE, the WONDERLAND M.C. and his feline and real-life inspirations

The musical “Speakeasy” begins in darkness.  The overture has concluded, all lights have dimmed, we can’t see anything and all we hear is a chime like tone (on an octave of G). 1,006 more words

Musical

Midnight in Paris

As always, Woody Allen once again shows us why is amazing by doing a phenomenal job in creating a really great movie that takes us back in time, a magical place and era. 692 more words

1920s Research

I’m in the middle of editing my dystopian noir novel, Signs and Shadows, at the moment. But I’m also planning my next longer work. My plan is for a novel set in a version of 1920s Britain where magic exists. 120 more words

1920s in Bloom

As we continue to go through our 1920s dresses, we have discovered countless variations of floral motifs.  Flowers have been applied to the dresses through embroidery, printing, beading and even ribbonwork. 225 more words

Fashion