Stellar Wellington historical costume event coming up: Grandeur and Frivolity. Lush and epic! For a good cause! To give you an idea of the splendour that awaits check out The Dreamstress – if you haven’t already.
Bwahahahaha: The Modern Meanings of Flowers.
I’ve been in the mood for Sei Shonagon and her Pillow Book – completed in 1002 A.D., this Japanese courtier’s voice from the Heian era is strangely blog-like. I prefer Shonagon over Murasaki – and Thackeray over Austen, too.