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The Morning After…

  • Posted on: 24/07/2020

 Askit Pooder For Breakfast! “Good morning Mrs Wylie, may I come in?” “Yes of course Mrs Travers, but please don’t open the curtains, I have a bit of a sore head.” “Well I did hear from Mrs Macaulay’s woman what …

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Muriel’s Musings: Getting To Know Grandmamma

  • Posted on: 17/07/2020

This week the Muriel & Jasper Blog features Muriel’s examination of “The Lady’s Companion”, a Victorian magazine. It demonstrates that in many ways such magazines have not changed over time…  The Woman to Know I know I have a reputation …

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“The Lady’s Companion”

  • Posted on: 04/07/2020

This week we get a peek into a lady’s magazine from 1893 which has an unusual connection to Muriel. Antics in the Attic of a Full Fronted Victorian Villa “Sorry to keep you waiting Mrs T. I didn’t mean to …

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Jasper’s Jottings: Midsummer Merriment

  • Posted on: 26/06/2020

Poles Apart “If you could do something about the Hosta I should be most grateful, young auld Jock. The snails are having a feast. Mind the goose’s head.” “Aye ken Mr Wylie sir. Onythin’ else?” “Mrs Wylie says that when …

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