The Higher the Hair…
The Extravaganza coiffure 1776 demonstrating that a lady might have had to sit on the floor of her carriage when going to a ball!

The Higher the Hair…

The higher the hair the closer to God or the roof of your carriage- whichever is nearer. A witty one liner from the wonderful Dolly Parton of course (although not…

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Synchronicity

I imagine time like an arch from here and now in 2021 reaching back to Japan in the late eighteenth century. The moon shines down into artist Kitagawa Utamaro's studio…

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Love Potion No 9
Rowlandson's view of the marriage market c.1821

Love Potion No 9

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that the single mouse in possession of Darcin must be in want of a mate". Rather wittily Jane Hurst, an animal behaviourist particularly interested…

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