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Knitting Traditions 2017

I am excited to share some good news with you all! I had been having the most Monday of Mondays until word came that my article proposal for next year’s… 140 more words

Textile History

Shades of Victorian Fashion: Butter, Lemon, Gold, and Yellow

During the Victorian era, yellow was believed to be the color most similar to light. With shades ranging from the palest butter to the liveliest lemon, it was suitable for morning dresses, day dresses, evening gowns, and seaside wear. 1,384 more words

19th Century

Victorian Recreational Activities

Recreational activities were very much dependent on the class bracket that the Victorian fell into to dictate what hobbies would be done. The prospect of socialising was considered overly important to the Victorians and this depending on to the class brackets as the upper and middle classes would be unlikely to socialise with the lower classes due to the pride of reputation and prejudice. 563 more words


Queen Victoria's Grief at Losing Her Beloved Albert

On December 14, 1861, Prince Albert succumbed to what was believed to be typhoid fever, although a recent book Magnificent Obsession by historian Helen Rappenport suggest the prince suffered from Crohn’s disease. 1,274 more words

British History

The hard life of a distinctive reader

Last Sunday, I and my best friend, who is also a bookworm, headed to my favorite bookstore. The bookstore was located in an upscale shopping mall in the heart of Jakarta. 599 more words



(The Helllions of Havisham, #3)

Genre: Historical Romance (Victorian, 1882)

Cover Blurb:

Love begets madness. Viscount Locksley watched it happen to his father after his cherished wife’s death. 1,067 more words

Historical Romance

Mumbling about 'Markheim'

When I firstly read the first few sentences of the short story I thought it would be similar to ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ not because that the story turned out to be a murderer one but it was more because of the setting and simply because of my imagination. 349 more words