Grumpy old fart!!!

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

All a girl needs

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Soon be winter

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Clara Bow – The Tatler – Wednesday 20th August 1930

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Shocking death of a Lady’s Maid – The Illustrated Police News – Saturday 1st July 1899

SHOCKING DEATH OF A LADY’S MAID.

 

ROASTED ALIVE WHILE COMBING HER HAIR.

 

NAOMI LAMB, maid to Mrs. Butson, of Hackness, Westgate-on-Sea, while curling her hair with the aid of a lighted candle, set fire to her clothes. She was found by her mother, a cook in the same house, on the landing with everything burned off her body except her stockings and boots. She died shortly afterwards in the Margate Cottage Hospital. At the inquest a verdict of “Accidental death” was returned.

 

The Illustrated Police News – Saturday 1st July 1899

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Clara Bow

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The new gas heater – The Tatler – Wednesday 16th July 1913

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No talking!

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Clara Bow – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 17th August 1929

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Ally Kolberg

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Eleanor Robson

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