There is a bar in Milwaukee, WI that is well known to be haunted by multiple ghosts and spirits. Not only are they famous for their deadly patrons, but the bar itself is a portal back in time. The bar used to be a brothel and you may still rent out the above rooms– but you have to bring your own date.
Today I went to my favorite Antique store. Its more like 100 little antique dealers housed in one giant warehouse. Such a mix of cool pieces. I especially love getting random old photos from the late 1800s. Today I picked up one of a cross eyed woman!
“During her career, she wrote more than 40 novels, children’s books and collections of short stories and essays. She was an animal lover and rescuer, and at times owned as many as thirty dogs.”
“Ouida’s work had several successive phases during her career. Her first novel, Held in Bondage was published in 1863, when she was 24. In her early period, her novels were considered “racy” and “swashbuckling”, a contrast to “the moralistic prose of early Victorian literature””
She sounds like a fun lady! ❤
Back in November Kat Von D’s Wonderland store asked me if I would be interested in having my items for sale at their shop and I of course, jumped at the opportunity. I get really excited to see all the people they are able to reach just via their facebook page! The WORLD should love my items as much as i do. ❤
Nineteenth century guidebooks to Paris repeatedly featured the morgue and it became an important civic institution, a place where Parisians could stop to visit while on a stroll along the quais.
“She stood scrutinising a corpse. On a slab a few paces away, was stretched the body of a great, big fellow, a mason who had recently killed himself on the spot by falling from a scaffolding. He had a broad chest, large short muscles, and a white, well-nourished body; death had made a marble statue of him. The lady examined him, turned him round and weighed him, so to say, with her eyes. For a time, she seemed quite absorbed in the contemplation of this man. She raised a corner of her veil for one last look. Then she withdrew…”