Myrtle Hardcastle

#Myrtle Mondays: Victorian Girls on Bicycles!

“We rode our bicycles to the courthouse. They were the most wondrously modern conveyances, right down to the specialized attire they entailed. …Pedaling past Swinburne traffic felt deliciously urgent and dangerous.” —Premeditated Myrtle Summer 2020 is seeing a surge in the popularity of bike riding, thanks in large part to coronavirus concerns, and efforts to… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Follow Myrtle Hardcastle on Pinterest!

Great news for Pinterest fans: Myrtle now has her very own Pinterest account! Follow Myrtle Hardcastle’s Pinterest Page for fun and fascinating tidbits from Victorian science and technology, the history of forensic science, everyday life in the 19th century, period images of 19th century kids, Victorian crafts and projects you can make, resources for teachers,… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Stansberry Pie

Premeditated Myrtle is coming your way, along with Cook’s famous Stansberry Pie, October 6, but you can get a head start with this authentic original recipe, below! Cook’s Christian name was Harriet Stansberry, although I’d never heard her called anything but Cook. I was six years old before I even realized she had another name…. Read more »