Archive by category 1800s

The Victorian era, a time of corsets and crinolines, the Yorkshire Ripper and when Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the Sherlock Holmes mysteries.

Let’s Dance!

Let’s Dance!

The forecast heatwave seems to have arrived in full force today and it’s far too hot to actually dance, so

Snow Glorious Snow!

Snow Glorious Snow!

So, it’s Boxing Day and I’m sitting here (eating chocolates) waiting for it to snow. Apparently we are due to

Theodore Roosevelt’s Grief

Theodore Roosevelt’s Grief

A touching page from American President Theodore Roosevelt’s diary  on Thursday February 14th 1884. The day his wife died 2

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