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Nearly Halloween

Only a few days to go until Halloween, so here is a “spooky” British movie from 1901: The Haunted Curiosity Shop.

History

#BookReview: A Lady Unrivaled | The Manor House #Giveaway

A Lady Unrivaled by Roseanna M. White

Lady Ella Myerston can always find a reason to smile–even if it’s just in hope that tomorrow will be better than today. 410 more words

Historical Fiction

Merry Music Makers

The Gramophone

The first successful system of sound recording – the gramophone – was invented by Emile Berliner, a German immigrant working in Washington D.C., in 1887. 313 more words

Culture

The Helmet

It has been just shy of a decade since the helmet was bequeathed to me by my late husband. The bulbous brass carbuncle was an aesthetic monstrosity that engulfed most of the wearer’s head and face, leaving only the mouth and chin visible to any onlooker. 4,108 more words

Science Fiction

A Lady Unrivaled (Roseanna M. White) - Review

Publisher’s Description:
Lady Ella Myerston can always find a reason to smile–even if it’s just in hope that tomorrow will be better than today. All her life everyone has tried to protect her from the realities of the world, but Ella knows very well the danger that has haunted her brother and their friend, and she won’t wait for it to strike again. 1,285 more words

Book Reviews

Historical Suffragettes: Ms Pankhurst

I’m a little late on the posting schedule today, but I really wanted to think this blog post through. I might come across as having an adamantly single view on this topic, but I promise you, I’m open to discussion! 863 more words

Feminism