Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Felixstowe is really delightful now – 1915

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Who’s been a naughty boy?

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Audrey Hepburn – Moon River

 

My thanks to Fenlandphil’s Blog  for reminding me how much I love this song

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Murder By Lunatic – The Illustrated Police News – Thursday 11th July 1918

MURDER BY A LUNATIC

EXTRAORDINABY FATALITY IN AN ASYLUM.

 

At Bishop’s Lydeard, Somerset, Ellen Nichols, inmate of Somerset Lunatic Asylumat Cotford, was charged with having murdered another Inmate named Emily Fleming.

It was stated that prisoner had been in the asylum for six years, and during the whole the time there was constant record of violence by her against nurses and patients. During paroxysms she was isolated in a single room, and when so isolated Emily Fleming, a restless patient, wandered along the corridor and into the room, where she was attacked by the prisoner, who, holding her by the hair, banged her head the floor until she became unconscious, and inflicted a contused wound, 2½ in. long, on the back of the skull.

The injured woman never recovered consciousness, and died on May 6.

Prisoner was remanded to prison in order that she might be certified under the Criminal Lunatic Acts prior to removal to Broadmoor.

 

The Illustrated Police News – Thursday 11th July 1918

 

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The New Harem Skirt – The Sphere – Saturday 11 March 1911

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Fry’s Cocoa – The Graphic – Saturday 7th November 1903

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Rowntree’s Cocoa – The Sphere – Saturday 9th February 1901

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Gladys Cooper – 1916

Funny I must have just missed her 😉

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The time will come…………

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Ann Marie Blyth

 

Ann Marie Blyth (born 16th August 1928)

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