Regency Sporting Life
by Robert Cruikshank via Google Books
Races, bowls, sailing, fox hunting… all the sports enjoyed by people in Regency Era.Continue reading →
Christmas Crackers And Their Fascinating History
First made in 1850 by a London sweet maker called Tom Smith who decided it would a fun idea if his sweets and toys opened with a crack when their fancy wrappers were pulled in half.Continue reading →
I love finding out the tradition behind some of the things we do and say at Christmas, don’t you? So I am going to do a series of posts this week covering lots of the historical aspects of our celebrations. Why
we say things, why we do things, and why we use things to decorate our houses.