1819 Queen Victoria
1974 Duke Ellington (musician)
On This Day:
1862 Westminster Bridge, crossing the Thames River opens
Have a good Wednesday, 24th May… 31 more words
‘My teacher wasn’t half as nice as yours seems to be.
His name was Mister Unsworth and he taught us history.
And when you didn’t know a date he’d get you by the ear… 115 more words
I spent every late afternoon in Pike Place Market! I really love the market vibes and delicious Russian pastries at Piroshky Piroshky Bakery. Although I don’t have any photos of the pastries that I had from Piroshky Piroshky, I highly recommend everyone to check it out if you do make a trip to Seattle. 86 more words
One of my favourite sets of books is a series for the Edwardian baking trade written by H.G.Harris and S.P.Borella. Published as part of The British Baker Library in the first years of the twentieth century, the “All About…” books are a fascinating record of the sheer range and variety of baked goods both fashionable and available at the time. 854 more words