12 Ways to Have a Victorian Summer

You are, as poet Henry David Thoreau said, about to be “rich, if not in money, in sunny hours and summer days.” However shall you occupy them? Perhaps. . .

No one is daring anyone to wear a corset on a hellish day.

Below a list of activities unfolds sure to introduce yesteryear charm and delight. For you are, as poet Henry David Thoreau said, about to be “rich, if not in money, in sunny hours and summer days.”

However shall you occupy them? Perhaps. . .

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A Picnic in the Park

“It is to be all out of doors, a table spread in the shade, you know. Everything as natural and simple as possible.” –Jane Austen

While a picnic in Jane Austen’s time may have been a simpler affair, simplicity was certainly not the Victorians’ strong point. Continue reading “A Picnic in the Park”