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I believe no introductions are needed, especially among us lovers of the Romantic Era. We have all heard her name, and what she achieved during her reign, be it good or bad. Queen Victoria is a permanent fixture in the literature of the Era. Canadians have even named a day...
From Sabrina to Nicole Kidman in “Bewitched” to the gory american tv series “Salem”, witchcraft is a recurring topic of interest. Nowadays the existence of witches, warlocks, spells and curses has been debunked in modern societies—however, a few centuries ago people believed in these magical creatures, their powers, and...
Well, ladies and gents!The civilized man has always had the need for communication. While large cities were created, people were geographically distant, and this led them to the need to find ways for distant communication. Nowadays, we mainly use mail, telephones, cell phones, social media and other forms of communication....
Sherlock Holmes was created by the Scottish Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. Doyle mentions that the inspiration behind the famous character was the surgeon Joseph Bell, for whom Doyle worked for a time. The eccentric detective made his first appearance between the pages of “The Strand” with the...
Let me ask you a question—how much do you really know about the most famous Old Western stuff? Buckle up dear! Sit somewhere comfortable, make yourself a drink and allow me to present to you Five Extraordinary Facts of our favorite Old Wild West which will give you the...
As we already know, the Regency Era was very special and demanding. People’s behavior was also influenced by the rules of the Era and there was a code of conduct that affected the attitude and the actions of the individual. These rules were very strict and absolute, and they...
When you write a story that takes the reader back in time, the first thing that comes in mind is not always the characters, despite what many people think. It is actually the location—the setting. You close your eyes and start imagining the buildings, people’s clothes, smells, tastes and sounds...It...
Seeing as my last article on the subject of the secret language of flowers was such a hit, I decided to write a second one, praising all the wonderful gifts of Mother Nature! But this is a special one! Because this time we are going to go back!  Back in time, when...
Well, ladies and gents! In my previous article we talked about the Upper Servants of a Regency Era’s household. So today’s topic is about the Lower Servants and I believe you’ll find this information very interesting! All you have to do is keep reading... Footmen A footman’s job was, in fact, demanding and...
We’ve all heard about, we’ve all read about, we’ve all watched movies about it. In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian Era was the period of Queen Victoria’s reign from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901. The era followed the Georgian period and preceded...
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