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Is Etiquette Still Relevant?

Etiquette: long gone are the days of sitting in corsets and petticoats, or dancing a minuet at a ball. So, is it still necessary?
Some might say that in this new age of female empowerment that no, it is not necessary – no longer should men walk on the outside of the pavement when walking with a woman, or stand up when a lady enters and leaves the room. 574 more words

Oracle Hub

The Apostle of the beautiful and the Season

The opening of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London on the first Monday in May marked the beginning of ‘the Season’ for the elite of Victorian Society. 653 more words

Oscar Wilde

Copper, the Alchemist, & the Woman in Trousers: Episode 10

Color My World — Please!

Maybe you’ve heard me mention my thing about color. I seem to have a physical need for color.  I used to wear black occasionally — it’s a color. 2,594 more words

Teagan's Books

Copper, the Alchemist, & the Woman in Trousers: Stay Tuned!

Steam Train Schedule Update

Many of you are used to seeing the new episodes of our “interactive” Steampunk serial on Saturdays (when I post them from the USA).   105 more words

I paused this morning
to smell the roses, Lady Banks
growing in garlands
of white and a pale yellow,
the latter, a shade closest to… 200 more words

Spirituality

Upcoming PS4 Game Ironcast!

Dreadbit lead designer Daniel Leaver wrote a post in the PlayStation Blog about the developer’s upcoming game, Ironcast.

A steampunk, mech combat game, set in a fictional Victorian Era; … 282 more words

Bit Trauma

No, it’s not Islamic Conquest, Nor Pseudo Secularism, It’s Misogyny in a Patriarchal Society for the Rape Epidemic

This article/blog https://vijaygkg.wordpress.com/2012/12/23/delhigangrape/ is one of the most bizarre explanations I have come across about the so-called rape epidemic in India.

According to the author, India in the pre-Islamic era was liberal because..hold your breath..”What might have passed for miniskirts today, were worn (by women) without comment or attracting unwelcome attention.” And he gives the example of this Ajanta painting to prove his point: … 1,250 more words