Monthly Archives: February 2012

PRINNY’S TAYLOR : PROOF BOOK COVER

I had to post this cover because I am pretty sure it is what I want for the front cover of my book. I would welcome any feedback! It is the work of Margaret Anderson of Athabasca University Press, and great kudos to her. Continue reading

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THE ‘CORK RUMP’ AS A LIFE-PRESERVER

I don’t usually talk about ladies’ fashions in this blog, but the story below tickled my fancy. The cork rump apparently became fashionable around 1770 as a means of extending a lady’s backside to accentuate the waist. The following story appeared… Continue reading

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DEATH AT CARLTON HOUSE – THE SORRY TALE OF A FOOTMAN’S SUICIDE

If readers see in me a morbid fascination with the matter of suicide they are not wrong, since this is the second such report that I have committed to blog. However, my interest is not only in the process by which the truth is arrived at, and in t… Continue reading

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