This episode has a look at one of the well known aspects of of the Era. We’ve all seen the tragic hero or heroine suffering from the dreaded Consumption. How they saw this disease though, will really surprise you…
This episode takes a look at one of the fundamentals of Victorian society. Etiquette. Would you know what to do in some of the tense social situations you might find yourself in?
This episode is a light look at one of the era’s great innovations – the humble postage stamp. It helped change the world and open communications regardless of class and wealth.
This episode I’m having a look at some of the foods people ate and what their diet was like during the Victorian era!
This week I take a look at how you would get about in the biggest city in the world. Carriages, trains and ferries oh my!
This episode I have a look at the items known as Momento Mori – photographs of the recently deceased taken alone or sometimes with family members and why this happened.
I’m back! Time off for reading and research is over and episodes are returning fortnightly. This week I have a look at19th century dentistry… It ain’t pretty…
This episode I take a look at a lesser examined topic of the Victorian Era. Certainly we all admire the wonderful dresses ladies wore, but what of legendary dandies such as Beau Brummel and what men wore during the 19th Century?
This episode I take a look at the founding staple of the Victorian diet. The humble loaf of bread…
Best Cobb Loaf:
7g sachet of yeast
2 tsp castor sugar
1 cup of warm water
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp olive oil
It’s finally here! The first official episode of a history podcast about the Victorian era, I hope you enjoy it!