Victorian England

Far from the Madding Crowd – A Classic Story About True Love

Far from the Madding Crowd – A Classic Story About True Love

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Far from the Madding Crowd is a sensitive film abounding with images, which find a mirror in every mind and with sentiments to which every bosom returns an echo

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Taking High Tea – A Festival Restorative in Every Way

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The festival of taking afternoon tea, restorative in every way, is one the most enduring of the symbols of a leisurely Victorian lifestyle still practiced today

The Romantic View

The Romantic View

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It is hard to judge the impact of Sir Walter Scott’s Waverley novels published over an eighteen-year period from 1814, except to say it was more than considerable. Rousing tales such as Rob Roy, Ivanhoe and Quentin Durwood fuelled a Gothic Medieval architectural revival elevating the romantic view. By way…