Victorian middle class

#Myrtle Mondays: Victorian Advertising

Dear Readers, There’s just ONE WEEK LEFT before the fabulous Two-Book Launch Event Extravanganza for the Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries, Premeditated Myrtle and How to Get Away with Myrtle!  Marketing common sense tells me I should be showering you with reminders to BUY BUY BUY!! …but that seems a little coarse. Instead, I’ll show you some fabulous Victorians… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Back to School

Oh, dear. Are there any more depressing words in the English language? I haven’t been in school for decades now, but contemplating the end of summer vacation is still like fingernails on… well, you know. This year, returning to school is fraught with even more anxieties and uncertainties than ever. Let’s have a look at… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Christmas in July!

Only 151 days until Christmas! What—you’re not thinking about Christmas right now? The 98 degrees, 200% humidity,* and melting squirrels on your deck aren’t putting you in the Christmas spirit? Well, bah, humbug! I’m all about Victorian Christmas right now,** and by the end of this post, you will be, too!