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Let Me Take You by the Hand...

…and lead you through the streets of London…

As announced in my last post – Eliminating the Impossible – the Buffet will be travelling back in time to the Victorian era. 1,091 more words


Three White Kittens

Pam’s Pictorama Post: This is another item dug out of the Pictorama archive. As you can see, it is quite fragile and frankly even the amount of scanning we did, as feared, seems to have injured it further. 485 more words

Dyffryn Gardens – the manor house

I’ve written about my annual day trips to Dyffryn Gardens a lot, but for some reason I’ve never written about the house even though I always go inside and have a look around. 858 more words


Sir James Simpson and two friends, having tested chloroform (mid-1840s)

‘Sir James Simpson and two friends drink liquid chloroform in an experiment, rather than inhaling the vapour. The shattered drinking-glass used by one of the experimenters lies on the floor.’ … 71 more words

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The Bumhampton Chronicles: Chapter 8 (Part 24)

I returned to the study and curtsied to both men, receiving smirking stares at my now clothed person. “Thank you for disciplining me, Sir, Mister. Is there naught else you require of me at this time?” At a brusque nod, Mr. 75 more words


For the Love of a Widow - Release Tour

A widow scarred by love and loss…A lord determined to save the woman he loves. Can they trust each other to heal the wounds of their past to find a love that lasts forever? 370 more words



I can’t believe my little sister will be 16 tomorrow. Oh how time flies!

As her “Sweet 16” gift, my mom decided to surprise her with an entire room remodel in a French Victorian theme (her absolute favorite).   64 more words