Victorian Christmas

#MyrtleMondays: Christmas in July!

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat! Put a pretty penny in the old man’s hat. If you haven’t got a penny, then a ha’penny will do. If you haven’t got a ha’penny, then God bless you! Have you started your holiday shopping yet? You have just 147 days until Christmas, and a mere… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Christmas in July!

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat! Put a pretty penny in the old man’s hat. If you haven’t got a penny, then a ha’penny will do. If you haven’t got a ha’penny, then God bless you! There may be 153 days until Christmas, but we only have 72 days before the paperback release… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Boxing Day

No discussion of Victorian Christmas would be complete without mention of the day¬†after Christmas Day, known in Britain and its colonies as Boxing Day. If you have English or Australian friends or watch a lot of PBS, you’ve no doubt heard of this quintessential British observance, but what exactly is it? And what does it… Read more »