The secret language of fans …

Did you know that during Victorian times, when fans were a much more frequently used accessory than they are today, the way they were positioned and used to accentuate gestures actually conveyed emotions and represented hidden meanings? It's a fascinating and kind of romantic thing really - in fact, the language of fans has been … Continue reading The secret language of fans …

A history lesson … MumptyStyle

A history lesson ... MumptyStyle! Shhhh ... I have a confession to make ... I'm a history geek - now you know! As is the usual manner of my obsessions though, rather than being broad-minded about it, I focus on one narrow historical period - that period being the colourful reign of the Tudor King Henry the VIIIth. I mean look … Continue reading A history lesson … MumptyStyle