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STEM, Old McGill and Today's Workplace

I’ve discovered yet another strange parallel between life and work 100 years ago, in the 1910 era and today.

It’s about STEM.

STEM stands for science, technology,engineering and math and there’s a lot of talk about getting Canadian students into STEM careers, because that’s where many of the top jobs will be the in future – and right now Canadian companies are having to look elsewhere, outside of Canada, for STEM workers. 376 more words

Edwardian Era

The beautiful Lily Elsie

In 1915 the Atlanta Constitution newspaper wrote: “Perhaps her face is nearer to that of the Venus de Milo in profile than to any other famed beauty. 268 more words


TV Review: Edward the Seventh (ITV, 1975)

When it comes to period drama on television, viewers have become so accustomed to lavishness on an epic scale that producers make every effort to fulfill those expectations and promise sumptuous locations, costumes and production values. 1,326 more words

20th Century British History

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20th Century British History

Medieval Walks, Star Trek TNG and Mack Sennett

Women weaving in Montreal circa 1910. I bought this off eBay years ago while researching background to the Nicholson Family letters and Threshold Girl.

They were for use with the Keystone Stereoscope. 494 more words

1910 Women

Designing A Journal Cover

I’m taking an online course to build up my design portfolio of licensed art. Our first project for January was to draw Edwardian brooches and design a journal cover with that theme in mind. 167 more words