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The Cat and the Canary

A spooky house. A dark and storm night. A group of backstabbing relatives assembled to hear the reading of a mad old man’s will. Murder. This entertaining classic from the silent era is one of the foundation films of horror cinema. 1,932 more words


Great Gatsby Party Ideas

Ich wollte schon seit langem eine 1920er Jahre Party machen und da ich bald nach Costa Rica fahre wollte ich eh noch eine Abschlussparty machen. Ich liebe das Thema einfach. 83 more words

Catholic districts, Belfast, 1922

This is part of a map showing, in green, what were considered as areas which had mainly Catholic residents in 1922 (and so were regarded as politically nationalist or republican). 342 more words


Feeling Blue

Dress – House of Holland sample sale

Earrings – Shop on Columbia Road

Shoes – Steve Madden

   Another post, another cliche title!  I think that’s one of the hardest things about blogging, trying to find a name that doesn’t sound like a name for your year 6 project or the title of a trashy magazine.   217 more words


My sister Toni

As you may recall, I had a sister and a brother. My sister Toni was thirteen years older than me, my brother just four years. So my sister was born in 1910, even before World War One. 487 more words


Elite Style Magazine

“An illustration from Elite Style magazine shows the early twenties’ elongated funnel lines which skimmed the bust and waist. These fashions meant that elaborate and uncomfortable corsetry was no longer required. 29 more words


Carnival Dialogue - 1927

Carnival Dialogue

Written by Saul de Navarro, pen name of Capixaba writer Álvaro Henrique Moreira de Souza. Read it in Portuguese.

Carnival Sunday. Rio, since the night before the start of Carnival, became Hell-opolis, a city of craziness and pleasure, the residence of noise and of smiles. 743 more words