Terror in the East End: The Whitechapel Real Time Twitter Account

Got an interest in social history and the way the average person lived in Victorian London, or just have a strange fascination for the macabre? Have I got a Twitter account for you! Since this year marks the 125th anniversary of the Whitechapel murders, a group of Ripperologists and The History Press have put together the Whitechapel Real Time account over at Twitter, which gives day-by-day, real-time accounts of what was going on in London at the time of the murders, just as if Twitter were reporting it. Read More Terror in the East End: The Whitechapel Real Time Twitter Account

The Phonograph: A Love Story

I admit it. I am madly, deeply and irrevocably in love with my 1920 Victor Victrola phonograph that I restored last year. I’d always wanted a Victor Victrola phonograph, because as I’ve discovered, the history of the phonograph is the social history of the early twentieth century. Read More The Phonograph: A Love Story