Of Roman Roads & Internet Fast Lanes

Up until the mid sixteenth century, the Italian carriage had changed little since the times of ancient Rome. Not much more than a covered wagon, it had little to protect a passenger from the jostles and jolts of the road. It was a slow and unglamorous form of transporatation, not…

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Vegetarian

Hello Dear, I'd honestly rather live in your century than think about mine, but since you're so keen on bits of history, here's one you might not know: I was a vegetarian. I suppose being murdered by your husband at 33 can give one a harsh perspective on life, the…

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