Punch Magazine Calendar - They don't make them like this anymore.
Seems an age ago that we used to give the dustmen a Christmas box - what we would call a Christmas tip these days. In our household, when I was a child, there would be much discussion over how much to leave and whether it would go to the correct crew. Not tipping apparently ran… Continue reading Dustmen’s Christmas Box
I came across this tongue in cheek article and thought it illuminating on attitudes towards women in the mid-19th Century which is the period in which my novel, "New Beginnings on Vancouver Island" is set. "It appears from the Census that the people of Great Britain are the youngest in the world. We are not… Continue reading Punch Vol. 27, July to Dec. 1854 – “The Perpetual Youth of the Women of England”.