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Regency London: traipsing around the ol' haunts

The British Library has a great wall of books encased in glass towering over cafe clientele – it’s as mouth-watering as the cakes…

Another of my ‘trawling-through-old-photos-I-took-for-blog-posts’ posts today!

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British Regency

Beau Brummell: The Dandy as Social Revolutionary | A R T L▼R K

On the 7th of June 1778, the most famous dandy in Regency England Beau Brummell was born in Downing Street, London. Despite his middle-class background, he studied at Eton and Oxford, where he quick… 14 more words

United Kingdom

Beau Brummell: The Dandy as Social Revolutionary

On the 7th of June 1778, the most famous dandy in Regency England Beau Brummell was born in Downing Street, London. Despite his middleclass background, he studied at Eton and Oxford, where he quickly gained popularity among his school friends and tutors, always challenging the official dress codes with his reinvented looks. 976 more words

History

June 7 in history

1099 –  The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem began.

1420 – Troops of the Republic of Venice captured Udine, ending the independence of the… 782 more words

History

The Streets Of London – Part Forty

Pickering Place, SW1

If you walk down St James’s Street towards the point where it meets Pall Mall and look at the last opening on the left you will see a marvellous 18th century oak-panelled tunnel with a number three above the entrance. 494 more words

Culture

10 choses que je ne savais pas la semaine dernière #253

1.Lord Byron a popularisé les régimes alimentaires pour perdre du poids.

2. Amazon utilise désormais une organisation chaotique de ses entrepôts afin d’éviter aux employés de… 157 more words

Marketing

Fashionable Quote of the Week by Thomas Carlye

A Dandy is heroically consecrated to this one object; the wearing of clothes wisely and well. So that others dress to live, he lives to dress.  197 more words

Fashion