It's been, um, a while since I last posted on A Housewife's Work. With health problems being a predominant reason why I've not posted, I now feel I'm in a position to start a new series of posts. I'm a big collector of vintage ladies magazines. I find these a rich source of historical information… Continue reading Vintage Household Hints and Tips – A New Post Series Coming Soon
The farm team are back! Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Alex Langlands (yes, he's back) are, this time, showing us how the age of steam helped shape our country. Starting tonight, in this six part series, they begin with the railway. For more information see the Radio Times.
The bizarre world of Tudor meal times: what they ate, when they ate and how they ate it Source: Tudor Come Dine With Me: How the Devil took his place at the 16th Century dinner table | All About History
Food historian Ivan Day makes an 18th Century wedding cake. Source: BBC Two - James Martin: Home Comforts, Series 3, Food to Share, History foods: 18th Century bride cake
New series. Four bakers leave their businesses behind to experience what their profession was like during the Victorian era, working from a rural bake house kitted out exactly as it would have been in the 1830s, while historians Alex Langlands and Annie Gray fill in the background story. In this edition the bakers must get… Continue reading New Programme – Victorian Bakers
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,300 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 55 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… Continue reading 2015 in review