TW: This wiring touches on paedophilia and homosexuality as was viewed as a criminal offence in Victorian England. I assert that homosexuality, whilst being illegal until the repeal of the Criminal Amendment Act of 1885 in 1967, has never been a moral crime. This writing needs to be viewed in that context. Reading the Telegraph… Read More A Very Dirty Royal Secret
Discovering a lost eccentric; Sir Edmund Backhouse and his long forgotten memoir held by the Bodleian in Oxford.… Read More A Very Naughty Business!
If you are ever curious as to what the strangest book ever written was, then I present to you ‘My Secret Life by Walter’. The true author remains unknown to this day but it is highly suspected that it is the cataloguer of Victorian pornography extraordinaire, Henry Spencer Ashbee. My Secret Life in it’s entity… Read More My Secret Life – A Very Strange Piece of Victorian Erotica