Every time I browse through my Pinterest, I would pin at least five vintage photographs to my ‘Vintagerians’ board. More often than not, I found a bunch of old photographs showcasing the enchanting beauty of women from the past. So, that was where the idea came in. I thought I might as well write about … Continue reading My Favourite Edwardian Ladies
Over 90 years ago, another oddity was invented. A full-face helmet to block out almost all distractions from your surrounding just so you can stay focus on the task at hand. I don’t know about you but, for some reasons, this funny-looking helmet somehow reminded me of ‘Bananas in Pyjamas’. Introducing, ‘The Isolator’ by Hugo … Continue reading Anti-Distraction Helmet From The 1920’s
What if I told you that the Maybelline Company was founded by a 19-year-old young man? I know, it's incredible. This guy, namely Thomas Lyle Williams, created Maybelline in 1915. It all began with his older sister, Maybel, who singed her lashes and brows in a kitchen stove fire. She used a mixture of Vaseline … Continue reading Vintage Ads From Forever Ago: Maybelline
Throughout my childhood and teenage life, journaling has always been a part of me. A part of my self-growth and it’s a great therapy too (apart from reading, of course!) I could still remember what was written on the first page of my very first journal, which remains to be a guarded secret! According to … Continue reading Why You Should Keep A Journal?
The bookmobile is believed to have been originated from Warrington, England in the late 1850s. Thanks to these four-wheelers, the people from remote villages and city suburbs have unlimited access to books. It began as a horse-drawn cart with over 12,000 books in store for its first year of service. Alas, most places have discontinued … Continue reading Vintage Files: Bookmobiles of The Past
As I'm coloring, my mind is racing with other thoughts. Thoughts after thoughts and they drag me to a darker place. How often do you hear about someone who's actually doing what she/he likes? A particular quote keeps on popping up. It says, "make your passion your paycheck." And there's another one. "If you don't … Continue reading What gives life a meaning?
Please note that these are the most beautiful English words in my opinion. Since the word 'beautiful' itself is very subjective, I'm sure you have a list of your own too. 🙂 So, let's begin with mine, shall we? 10. Elixir: A good potion. 09. Fugacious: Fleeting. 08. Demure: Shy and reserved. 07. Dulcet: Sweet, … Continue reading 10 Most Beautiful English Words