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Elevenses: The Language Of Tea

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I hope you are all feeling extremely eleven o clockish because the time is, of course, eleven o clock and no doubt our lovely werewolf butler is just itching to break our door down and shower us with tiffin. 611 more words


Who was Margarette? Wileman, 1888

Wileman made this beautiful delicate teacup trio in 1888 and called it Margarette. Who was she? Wileman’s daughter? The wife of the artist who designed this pattern? 30 more words


The Bumhampton Chronicles: Chapter 5 (Part 5)

After we cleaned—again—it was dinnertime. Louisa picked at her meal and went to her doom with a martyred expression. I was sent to the school wing on the third floor. 83 more words


Project 1896: Kitchen Plans!

I think it’s finally time to start blogging about the renovation my family has been planning for, oh, about 4 years. After a series of postponements and false starts, we are ready to go now. 875 more words


Review- Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Marrying Winterborne (the Ravenels, book #2)

Genre: Historical Romance/Victorian

Author: Lisa Kleypas

Publisher: Avon, May 2016

Source: Purchase

Pages: 416

Rating: 4.5

Sexy Rating: 5… 269 more words

Book Review

[Oamaru] Victorian/Steampunk Capital of NZ

Back in 2007 we did a road trip through South Island and stayed in Oamaru. The only thing I remembered from that place was penguins. Fast forward a few years later, I learnt from the internet that Oamaru is actually famous for a preserved Victorian quarter where you can even hire Victorian dress to take photos with. 165 more words


The Starving Fog

There’s a starving fog sat over this city
I wake up each morning my heart aching
With pity, another break of day, and I
Feel I might break because this fog is too… 429 more words