Tagged: doctor who

Mince on toast, 1935

You may have heard about this week’s light-hearted thing – the concept of mince on toast, alleged by an American site, Eater.com, to be a quintessential British comfort food classic, here – Mince on...

Doctor Who Travels in Space, 1966

Sitting here, waiting fairly impatiently for the new series of Doctor Who to start next Saturday (it’s been so long), it seems like a good time to blow the dust from this vintage book....

Gaiter and Shoe in One, 1927

I’m a bit of a sucker for those items of clothing that cunningly combine two items together to look like you’re more smartly dressed than you actually are. I think it started with Graeme...

The Real Dr Frankenstein, 1863

OK, so someone was quite the Frankenstein fanboy. Dr Denis of Brittany is reported in the 1863 Birmingham Journal as having been working on discovering “the secret of the component atoms of the human...