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Edward Mordake(Mordrake)

Edward Mordake (or Edward Mordrake) was reportedly the 19th century heir to an English peerage. He supposedly had an extra face on the back of his head, which could neither eat nor speak, although it could laugh and cry. 31 more words

Demon Face

Victorian Inspired Perfume Bottle Necklace

I have recently created these handmade perfume bottle necklaces for Black Baccara. Inspired by Victorian mourning jewelry, they are a wonderful way to carry your favorite potion with you.  53 more words

Art

Hairpins

Every so often, my house coughs up a hairpin. This is an awkward habit that doesn’t seem to have an end. Every now and then, I will be walking through a room, and suddenly, there is a hairpin on the floor where there wasn’t one previously. 207 more words

Parenting

Conveyance Of An Orange

The Western Law Journal, Vol. 5 (August 1848) gave the following interesting passage about the process of writing a deed of gift of an orange: 161 more words

Blog

Multicolored Chicken Eggs

This cheerful assortment came from a friend with an assortment of happy chickens:

The lonely Medium white egg, obviously strictly from commercial, serves as a size and… 32 more words

Home Ec

A weird observation

For anyone who knows me knows I’m an observer of this world. I don’t rock the boat. I don’t overstep my boundaries. I don’t speak unless spoken to, but through my silence I have noticed many things as I navigate through this weird path called life. 381 more words