Author: Estelle

Dames Don’t Fall Backwards

I’m in no way a crime fiction expert, for that you need my friend Dave’s site What are you reading for ?Incidentally, it was this excellent post of his that inspired me to just bloody...

Haschich Fudge, 1954

Well, this is hardly obscure as it’s from one of the best selling cookery books of all time, “The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book”, 1954. The most bohemian cook book ever written, it’s also...

Friday Fun – Crosswires, 1935

The Crosswires game – this is quite a good one. I absolutely challenge you to do this right first time. From The Universal Book of Hobbies and Handicrafts, 1935 (Sid G. Hedges).

This Reminds Me of our Wedding Night, 1894

Comedy vegetables. Never not funny. I see these as a staple of British humour. Medieval peasants surely found most of their laughs from rude veg, and thanks to Blackadder and That’s Life, they reached...