Posts tagged
‘Victorian humor’

Midnight Grange and Bogey Park – Haunted Houses To Let

Midnight Grange and Bogey Park – Haunted Houses To Let A report on haunted houses available from the estate agents of the Society for Psychical Research.

Weekend Compendium: 20 February 2016

Weekend Compendium: 20 February 2016 brings you the week’s posts: the Witch of Leadville, eye-lash history, the ghost of a living woman, a discontented and destructive daemon, as well as creepy crawlies in hair and jungle.

Chignon Satire: Victorian Hairpiece Humor (part 2)

Chignon Satire: Victorian Hairpiece Humor (part 2) We have previously looked at the hair-raising horrors of the parasitic “gregarines” in fashionable ladies’ chignons and waterfalls. Today let us comb through the archives for chignon satire. As with any extreme fashion, these appendages were the subject of much coiffure comedy.