John White c 1587 Natives Fishing in North Carolina.
A LIVING HISTORY BLOG.
18TH CENTURY LIVING HISTORY IN AUSTRALIA.
Saturday 31 March 2018
17C American Women: 1666 A Brief Description of the Province of Caroli...: Robert Horne, A Brief Description of the Province of Carolina (1666) This is one of the earliest descriptions of Carolina. It was publish...
Please sign my petition to have both of these flintlocks placed on a less restrictive licence such as the "B" class licence with other muzzle-loading long guns.
PETITION HERE: https://www.change.org/p/to-the-honourable-the-speaker-and-members-of-the-legislative-assembly-of-new-south-wales-in-parliam-muzzle-loading-pistols-to-be-placed-on-a-less-restrictive-licence/u/22578020
Friday 30 March 2018
Tuesday 27 March 2018
17C American Women: 1697 William Penn’s Plan of Union "for the good an...: In 1697, William Penn 1644-1718, founder of Pennsylvania, wrote one of the earliest plans for union of the colonies in North America. Will...
Sunday 25 March 2018
17C American Women: How 17C Colonial American Women came to Ice Skate ...: Saint Lidwina is a Dutch saint who loved to go ice skating, until she fell and broke her rib. This 1498 image of a real skating scene is f...
Good images showing dress of the period.
The Kakai squash I am told originated in Austria & was grown all through Europe & parts of Asia. This squash or pumpkin has edible hull-less seeds which are very tasty as is, or roasted. Some types apparently have a tastier flesh than others. The one we are growing which you can see in the attached images tastes more like a marrow, but is still very nice.
Roasted Kakai seeds or pepitas.
Saturday 24 March 2018
This year we have grown Chicory & Dandelion.
Friday 23 March 2018
Like I said, gun control is NOT the answer. STOP punishing law abiding licenced gun owners in Australia & do something positive about crime!!!
17C American Women: Coffee Houses in 17C Colonial British America: The institution of London's popular coffee houses quickly crossed the Atlantic to the British American colonies. A French traveler to L...
Thursday 22 March 2018
1080 poison is still being used in the Australian bush & on farm land by the government & farmers, & it is killing native wildlife & domestic animals. 1080 poison should be totally banned.
Wednesday 21 March 2018
17C American Women: Back in Mother England - British Women Petition ag...: This famous Restoration Satirical petition was put forth in 1674, as a protest against the perceived ills of the all-male coffee house cultu...
Monday 19 March 2018
Sunday 18 March 2018
Please sign my petition if you DON'T think that a non percussion muzzle-loading pistol is likely to be used by a criminal in this day & age.
I would like to see all non percussion muzzle-loading pistols placed on a non restrictive licence. At present all reproduction muzzle-loading pistols are only available on an "H' class licence & can ONLY be used on a club pistol range. Antiques can not be used at all unless once again they are licenced & registered (NSW). I can find no record of criminal use involving a muzzle-loading pistol in the last 100 years, so this to me only goes to prove that gun control has NOTHING to do with public safety!
Saturday 17 March 2018
Friday 16 March 2018
Thursday 15 March 2018
17C American Women: First Licensed Female Colonial Printer - Dinah Nut...: In 1695, Dinah Nuthead inherited her husband's printing press in St. Mary's City, Maryland. St. Mary's was the capital of the ...
Tuesday 13 March 2018
Wednesday 7 March 2018
17C American Women: The Southern Colonies: Slaves Working in 17C Virginia Unknown artist c 1670 Wikimedia In contrast to New England and the middle colonies, the Southern colonies...
So why are they not rescuing this ship? Surely there will be more than enough 18th century Living Historians willing to volunteer?
Tuesday 6 March 2018
Monday 5 March 2018
Australian Survival and Preppers..: Newly Expanded Australian Survival Forum.: The Survival Connection. This is a survival board on our groups forum. Many of our members joined our 18th century Living History foru...
Saturday 3 March 2018
17C American Women: 17C New England: The northeastern New England colonies had generally thin, stony soil, relatively little level land, and long winters, making it difficult...
An image of convicts hauling a cart at Parramatta. Picture: Spanish Naval Museum, Madrid.