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Lynda Nead’s Victorian Babylon

I have been reading Lynda Nead's Victorian Babylon after a supervisory team recommendation before Spring Break. I will be honest, I am not a huge fan (I enjoyed Seth Koven's Slumming much better), but it has transported me back to my third year Victorian Cities module without a doubt! I chose to complete my essay… Continue reading Lynda Nead’s Victorian Babylon

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#13reasonswhy

* SPOILER ALERT * Please do not read if you haven't finished listening to the tapes. If you don't have Netflix and have no clue what I am talking about then read on... Netflix has another fabulous original series, they seem to be really coming into their own with fantastic series' including Orange is the… Continue reading #13reasonswhy

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#LadiesDay

As I am a Liverpool lady I thought it only appropriate to discuss Ladies Day and the ramifications surrounding the Grand National each year. As people know Liverpool ladies are very fashion forward, they are gorgeously brave in their choices and always want to be seen as the most fashionable women – I am biased… Continue reading #LadiesDay

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Benefit Societies and James Allen

You may remember a few posts ago one about James Allen, one of my first female husbands that I researched? This post looks at following up on his story and researching about nineteenth century Benefit Societies. Ease Mackenzie’s work from 1827 looks at Benefit Societies in Newcastle and Gateshead. I have been unable to find… Continue reading Benefit Societies and James Allen

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#tdov

HAPPY TRANS* DAY OF VISIBILITY! (I know I am a day behind!) I have been looking at the different celebrations, blogs, tweets and so much more that has been flooding my own social media to celebrate Trans* Day of Visibility. there have been so many amazing works out there! An interesting slideshow put together by… Continue reading #tdov