Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Shoe Humour

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That Time Cher’s Mom was on Lucy…

In the Lucy episode “Lucy Gets a Paris Gown”  the gang is in Paris. Lucy and Ethel are enchanted by the work of French fashion designer Jacques Marcel and Lucy pretends to go on a hunger strike until Ricky buys her a Marcel … Continue reading

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When Heros Fall

Other than for artistic merit I have never been a fan of statues because it literally puts someone on a pedestal. I have been thinking a lot about the recent removal of statues of famous men who are now seen … Continue reading

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Fashion Humour

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OFF TOPIC

I have this file where I throw in pictures that aren’t about fashion but that amuse or amaze me. It’s time to clean out that file, so here are some my OT images:

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April 10 – International Safety Pin Day

International Safety Pin day is observed on April 10 every year to mark the date Walter Hunt patented his safety pin. He called his invention a “dress pin” for the purpose of using it for dressing where previously a straight … Continue reading

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Fashion Humour — Easter bonnet 1950s…

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Fashions for Spring 2020

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11th Annual Bulletin Board

It’s that time of year again for some of those weird things that struck my fancy over the past twelve months…:

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1893 Watch Camera

This ‘spy camera’ is likely similar or even the same model used by 19 year old Carl Stormer when he took these round shaped photos in the 1890s in Oslo, Norway.

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