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The struggle is real..... (With hair.....for me.) 

As a makeup artist it is often expected that you are able to dress hair in basic styles. This is especially important if you want work in film or television, as productions don’t usually want to fork out extra money for the 2 professions. 429 more words


Alice's Attic: 1898-1905 black and cream silk bodice

ahem *blows dust off folder of pictures*…so I might have lost some momentum with these Alice’s Attic posts….oops. Well we’ll go with the theory that absence makes the heart grow fonder and give you the gift of this beautiful bodice. 211 more words

Alice's Attic

"Dead Wake": A Review

By now we have all come to know and love Erik Larson.

We love his personal-interest stories set in a dramatic and glamorous past. In the Garden of Beasts… 419 more words

Book Reviews

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. 197 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