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Discover the World With Barbie: #17 Chicago

I love this series! Subscription based, each issue of Discover the World With Barbie included a 16-page magazine about the subject nation or region of interest plus a fashion set for Barbie either to wear when visiting the area or a traditional version of dress; it varies. 63 more words

Discover The World With Barbie

Book Review: Claimed

Over the years, I’ve tried to read some of the books that inspired my favorite writers.  H.P. Lovecraft was fairly vocal about what he liked and what he was inspired by.  346 more words

Book Review

Golden Highlights

Kinda 1920s, yah? Honestly, if I had been thinking about it more I would have reversed the stamps, I like the idea of the spread fan shape coming from my free edge better, but too late! 133 more words

Nail Art

IRA Vol. John Collins: from the Bone, to Artane Industrial School to Kilmeena, Co. Mayo?

During an IRA ambush at Kilmeena, County Mayo in May 1921 a Belfast man in the flying column of the IRA’s 3rd Battalion, West Mayo Brigade, John Collins, was fatally wounded. 1,370 more words

'Health is greater than history': an introduction to Edinburgh's social housing, 1890-1945

I’m delighted to include this expert and informative post by Steven Robb. Steven is Deputy Head of Casework for Historic Environment Scotland.  With qualifications in building surveying and urban conservation, he has a particular interest in early and interwar social housing in Edinburgh, and how new housing was incorporated within the historic city. 2,435 more words