Author: Estelle

Friday Fun – Are You Frustrated? 1940

Personality tests and analysis have been going from strength to strength since Carl Jung published “Personality Types” in 1921. And, as spoofed in Monty Python’s Papperbok, I remember religiously reading them in my teenage...

The Happy Moron, 1938

A little poem, from The Weekend Book. (Nb. Some info about its possible provenance here – http://quoteinvestigator.com/2011/04/29/happy-moron/)

Friday Fun – Up Jenkyns! 1938

It’s Friday and it’s time for some Skittish fun, courtesy of The Weekend Book. This is a book right up my street, full of all manner of games and instruction, written in 1924 but...

Self Defence, 1935

Hello! I’m so excited about getting going that it’s hard to know where to start. But, on reflection, it can really only be with my 1935 copy of The Universal Book of Hobbies and...