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London Labour and the London Poor

Henry Mayhew tells the stories of two children in  “London Labour and the London Poor” and the harsh conditions they faced. In this he uses elements of both the Enlightenment and Romanticism. 249 more words

1850 black day dress: a petticoat (+ free pattern)

Oh dear, that’s… FLUFFY!

I simply don’t like sewing wires into a fabric, so I made voluminous double-circle petticoat with two gathered flounces. I love how the layers came out. 82 more words



“Personally, I think Victorian fantasies are going to be the next big thing, as long as we can come up with a fitting collective term for Powers, Blaylock and myself. 2,057 more words


The Prestige - Review (2006)

About – Two stage magicians take life and death to the extreme, to create the ultimate stage illusion.

Christopher Nolan is one of the world’s most well-known directors for the likes of ‘Inception’ and the ‘Dark Knight Trilogies’ but The Prestige is probably the one that didn’t get realised enough back in 2006 but it is one of the best films Nolan has directed. 838 more words


Etiquette and Elegance

I am now spending every Sunday evening watching the new period drama “Victoria” on UTV Ireland. I really enjoy the pageantry and class of this era. 773 more words


Family Portrait on Location

Family photo sessions are always on the top the list of my favorite work as a photographer. Sometimes, especially where are more than two family members involved including with small energetic children it could be unpredictable. 644 more words

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