It is Friday, it is practically the end of the month (well a week off but near enough), it’s time to let our hair down and have a much needed cocktail. For despite being on a diet and eating very healthily of late, I haven’t given up on cocktails entirely. For one thing January is...Read More »
"Promise-Sign" cookies are so simple to make, and perfect for any Girl Scout event! Use your favorite sugar-cookie dough, a Wilton HAND Cookie Cutter (or cut the shape with a paring knife), fold down the pinkie and thumb before baking. Decorate with a Royal Icing "Cuff" and a tiny Daisy or candy PEARLS, and it's a cute yet simple treat! Troop 5007 made these for our End-of-the-year Ceremony, but these would be great for so many occasions!
WWI British Propaganda Poster, featuring the portly "patriotic" British figure (the National personification of Britain; roughly equivalent to the American Uncle Sam) John Bull. He was depicted as everything that was seen as being (for the time) the best about Britain: a middle-aged fat, rich country squire, who said what he thought and never apologised. I'm not sure if some John Prescott-type would persuade me to throw down my life in a cold, wet trench, but times were different back then.
The Churchill is an industrial wall light featuring a large shade. The three different finishes available for the metalwork make the Churchill capable of evoking either a classic or more modern look. The options are either a polished nickel, antique brass or antique silver finish.
Sir Winston Churchill ~ Anyone with a care for either education or history will have been appalled by this week's latest manifestation of national dumbing down - the survey which showed that 25 per cent of British people believe that Sir Winston Churchill was a mythical figure rather than a real human being.