Did you realize Sherlock Holmes was inspired by a real person? Nope, me neither! Apparently Arthur Conan Doyle (above right)
Miss Fernande was arguably the very first photographic pin up star. Born during the 1890s in Paris, the lovely Fernande
Frankly, an artistic arrangement of dead snakes doesn’t really say Happy Christmas to me, but clearly it did to somebody.
So, it’s Boxing Day and I’m sitting here (eating chocolates) waiting for it to snow. Apparently we are due to
These photos of children living through the Blitz in London kind of speak for themselves. I just wanted to share.
Everything I’ve head about the Klu Klux Klan and their history has just served to reinforce what a vile and
To try to reduce the number of criminals being sentenced to death the Victorians introduced Hard Labour as an alternative.
It was with total delight that I discovered Kevin Weir’s macabre gifs. He created them using old photos from the
There’s a lot to be said for the time when we weren’t all glued to our smartphones, but not everything
Following on from talking about Toni Frissell’s photos of children during WW2 I wanted to share some of her breathtaking
Did you think clowns couldn’t get more disturbing than ‘Cho-Cho the health clown‘ who terrified young children into good dental
We all know what Mae West looked like (above). Her sexy on-screen image is probably one of the most iconic
I hope so! I’ve got a pretty limited knowledge of photography but I really want to be able to improve
I hope you don’t think these photos are too macabre, but there’s something terribly poignant about seeing these ordinary domestic
There’s little more fascinating than looking at stars back when they were ‘normal people’. Even Marilyn Monroe looked like any
It’s spring, and so of course my thoughts have returned to Paris, the beautiful city of blossom and boulevards, baguettes
A little Jackie Kennedy looking very grown up! This photo was taken in 1935 which I think would make her
If you were of the right class and in the right circumstances the 1930s was an incredibly stylish place to