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The wounded soldiers are no longer able to get the cup of tea in the afternoon which they so much enjoyed

The Broad Street Chapel premises had been hosting soldiers since the start of the war. But shortages of food – and, worse, tea – were putting a dampener on things. 166 more words

Life On The Home Front

Chelsea Boots, The Revival of a Timeless Classic

By, Kevin Gaiss

Ah the Chelsea boot. A simple design with all the right curves in all the right places. If I had a dollar for every time I was told I was wearing girl boots by my less cultured peers, I would be able to afford a real pair. 478 more words

"We think of them very often"

Tilehurst men were sharing their experiences with those at home.

It has been delightful to receive letters from some of the men in khaki, or in navy blue, since writing the last set of notes, especially because those fellows show such unmistakeable signs of their appreciation of church life here in the earlier days. 61 more words

Life On The Home Front

New in: Fashion​

Following on from last weeks ‘New in: Beauty’, I thought id do a new in fashion post as I’ve been buying quite a bit lately. I left out what I think are the more boring pieces (gym clothes etc) and here are some of my favourite pieces I’ve recently purchased. 396 more words

My Top Picks from the Zara January Sale

Yes, we all know by now that nothing beats the discounts and available brands in the January sales. Honestly, I’ve spent the last few hours trawling through each category (shoes, accessories, dresses) to see what items are available and working out potential outfit ideas to make sure I don’t fall into the trap of purchasing items just for the discount. 121 more words

Biker Jacket

Mr Beecham's suit, Sybylla's dainty wrapper, a big umbrella

Seeing that my efforts to annoy him failed, I gave in, and we were soon done, and then started for the river–Mr Beecham clad in a khaki suit and I in a dainty white wrapper and flyaway sort of hat.

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