The uses of ephemera in craft projects are many and varied these days and as a general rule, anything goes. Caution should be used in both your choice of adhesive and sealant and the quantity of [...]
The Victorian era was supposedly one marked by self denial, prudishness and a lack of light-hearted humour. However, the strong moral sensibilities and traditional values that were de rigueur at that time have often [...]
Ephemeral items offer a rich snapshot of the past, but all too often the field is ill-represented and badly documented. The following are a selection of blogs and websites which are pursuing their collecting passions [...]
To understand where all the vibrancy has gone from the dismal Adnams’ Let’s Talk Beer advertising campaign for 2011, we must first ask, why was it’s predecessor, the brilliant 2003 Beer from the [...]
Tegestology- the collecting of beermats. Sneakily contrived from ‘etymology’ and intermingled with the Latin word ‘teges’ meaning small rugs or mats. Thats right people. Its a ‘thing’.
Beer mat collectors can therefore huddle [...]
Sir John Tenniel (1820- 1914) is perhaps best known for his enduring illustrations in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll was the pen name used by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, and was created by translating his first two [...]
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