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Christmas Frogs

I’m not going to pretend like I know why the Victorians liked frogs on their Christmas cards. But they did.

They liked cats more. And they liked… 444 more words

Cards

Stop Romanticizing Victorian London

The Good Old Days: Crime, Murder and Mayhem in Victorian London
by Gilda O’Neill

Author and historian Gilda O’Neill, well-known for her social history books exploring the changing face of London’s East End, examines the problems that plagued the “good old days” of the Victorian era, using the thesis that problems of the present day really aren’t all that different from the past, and the past is far less rosy than memory and glorified history would have us believe. 559 more words

Newly Published

The mother of the paternal grandfather of Anthony Sargeant – the great grandmother he never knew

A late Victorian Lady – stiff and rigid in all senses of the word according to Tony’s mother.her dates must be something like 1870 – 1940 but needs some family research.

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Anthony Sargeant

The mother of the paternal grandfather of Anthony Sargeant - the great grandmother he never knew

A late Victorian Lady – stiff and rigid in all senses of the word according to Tony’s mother.her dates must be something like 1870 – 1940 but needs some family research.

Anthony Sargeant

3 weeks to go...

So, some how we are down to our last three weeks of the year… Scary, I know. I’m going to try and keep the round up short; here we go! 365 more words

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The Bumhampton Chronicles: Chapter 3 (Part 16)

I met his hazel eyes firmly. “I do not pretend to understand how a person of your means would seek a maid such as I, nude and punished in public.” He stepped back for another full-length view. 79 more words

Spanking

Why Bloomers?

It’s no secret that I like bloomers; I love making them, wearing them, and seeing others discover (or rediscover!) the joy of a comfortable pair of pantaloons. 165 more words