Tag Archives: London

A Grumpy Serenade

Snippets 162. When American Thomas Rees went on a tour of Europe at the beginning of the 20th Century, his journey concluded in Britain, the birthplace of his father. His account of his travels was published under the title Sixty Days … Continue reading

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Katie’s Pick of Punch 3

Pick of Punch is a series of selected quotes from old Punch magazines, chosen by guest blogger and Punch enthusiast Katie Marriott. The year after the “Great Stink” in London, work had begun on a sewerage system, but would not … Continue reading

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