Category Archive: Miscellany

Getting Quizzy with It


In the words of Marius Pontmercy: Oh God for shame! I only scored 19/20 on Stylist magazine’s Jane Eyre quiz! Hopefully you guys can do better and redeem the reputation of Victorian scholarship… Continue reading

In the Kitchen


The recent bake-off hosted by the Journal of Victorian Culture in aid of Comic Relief ( got many of us Victorianists thinking about the joys (or trials and tribulations) of traditional cookery. An… Continue reading

Onions are a serious business


Think we’re joking? Read on, dear friend… After a good chuckle at our latest additions to ‘Onions’ (the Tumblr page for GBO&D), this will either sober you up or have you self-combusting in… Continue reading