With such a myriad of time period dramas upon us, which ones shall you attend?
Love was in the era. It was a period of grand gestures. There, the etiquette of flirtation was cultivated and scandalously abandoned. Romance lived on the pages of love letters from Prince Albert to the chapters of timeless novels by the Brontë sisters. Their words still elicit excitement, reflection, joy, hope, and love. Without further ado,... Continue Reading →
You know Dasher & Dancer & Prancer & Vixen. But do you know where these yuletide traditions originated?
With ancient roots in China, the cricket has long been considered a sign of eminent good fortune. The Chinese have traditionally kept the small black chirper as a pet within tiny cages. Over the years, Merry Old England came to adopt the thinking that a cricket in the home would ensure prosperity and health.... Continue Reading →