Friday, May 18, 2012

blog round-up

A quick blog round-up of notable posts, Victorian related or otherwise, from other bloggers in recent weeks:

Le Professeur Gothique- The dear professor not only has achieved her BatFit Challenge of 40 by 40 (w00t!), but she also writes an intriguing and well-researched academically-inspired blog post about the image of the "femme fatale" which developed during the Fin-De-Si├Ęcle due to misunderstandings abut sexuality and the changing class structure and gender roles of women.

The Neo-Victorian Parlour- Blogmistress Ms. Lou shares her researches on Victorian bicycles.  And, from last month, an excellent post on Victorian Picnic Etiquette.

Mutterings from the Oubliette- A.W. Exley spent the entire month of April creating a Steampunk Alphabet- 26 posts for each letter.  My favorites are N is for Neverwas Haul, S is for Sidesaddle, and Z is for Zeppelin.

The Virtual Victorian writes a short biographical post on Victorian artist, author, and poet Edward Lear.

And finally, not really Victorian related, but VictorianKitty over at Sophistique Noir announces the return of Red & Black Week, as well shares her three outfits worn to job interviews (which she nailed, also completing her own BatFit Challenge! w00t again!)
As an added bonus, a photo of a puppy:

Rosie, my part-time boss's golden retriever at 10 weeks of age.

6 comments:

  1. Aw, thanks for the mention! :) (((HUGS)))

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  2. Aww!! I'm so stoked for Red & Black Week this year, so thanks for promoting it! The more, the merrier. ;-D

    OMG, usually I am completely immune to puppies, but this little creature is irresistible. I must kiss that sweet little furry head!!!

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  3. So nice to meet you yesterday! Love the blog, and bonus puppy?!? YES.

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  4. Oh, and if you are up for checking out the History Center some time, email me (alaina@pittsburghisbeautiful.com). I know I don't go nearly as often as I ought!

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  5. Thanks for Thw mention! :) <3

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