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Review: Victoria

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin is not my usual genre of books. It’s the story of Queen Victoria from the time she became Queen to when she married Prince Albert. 535 more words


Made Up

Dabbling in the history of cosmetics…


Would you rub lead powder all over your face?  Or arsenic?  How about dried cat dung?  Women have always tried to make themselves look more appealing, and records of the past reveal how far they were willing to go. 464 more words

Keeping Up Appearances


There is not a lot I can say about the Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur it was just breathtaking. Here are a few pictures from outside and the surrounding areas to start with. 311 more words

Rulers of Europe Timeline (1492 - Present)

Like many people, I am fascinated by history. I enjoy learning about the cultures, the influential figures, the reigns of monarchs, and the progress that has been made since those times. 636 more words


The Pepper Pot

The Pepper Pot is an old Victorian monument that was built at the summit of Eaves wood.

Eaves wood is located in Silverdale and is known as the Victorian wood. 107 more words


Stunning Belleek Tridacna, 1891-1926

This one is for the Belleek lovers. A Tridacna set for four, made between 1891 and 1926. A tridacna is a saltwater clam and it formed the inspiration for the fabulous Belleek tea set. 77 more words


1913 Bible

I went to the local antique shop and found this beautiful Bible. It has an engraved wooden cover. I also appreciate it’s using photographs for some of the illustrations inside the book. 244 more words