So here's the first in a new series of vintage hints and tips. They will come from the large collection of vintage magazines I have (it's like an addiction). This weekly series will cover a range of topics from housework to mending, from gardening to beauty. If there's a topic that you would like to… Continue reading Vintage Hints and Tips – Looking After Gloves and Shoes
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.
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
Menstruation: curse or blessing? By Lesley Smith Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, Vol.32:3 (2006) Menstruation: curse or blessing?.
The broadcast date for 24 Hours in the Past has been confirmed. The first episode will be aired on 28th April at 9pm on BBC One. As previously mentioned, 24 Hours in the Past will put six celebrities in a Victorian workplace to see how life was really like for the poor in Britain. They… Continue reading Update: 24 Hours in the Past – Broadcast Date Confirmed