I recently purchased rings of hematite fire quartz… the result looks like blood splatters on the quartz, great for my horror-loving friend. – Cornelia Rothschild – Notorious Jewels!
Wildstar Beaumont was at a medieval dinner in a German castle once .. perfectly happy to do everything with fingers and a big knife
Ceejay Writer: Did you end the meal with the same number of fingers you started with?
Liz Wilner: one hopes
Wildstar Beaumont: despite the strong liquor served, I did
Ceejay Writer: Hopefully Max’s castle will provide similar hospitality
Wildstar Beaumont skips details about the laxative properties of that liquor – Prongs!
Ceejay Writer: Two months after the departure of the original salon staff, it was announced in a post titled “Memories! And A New Salon Building” that the Aether Salon would return, under the leadership of Baron Klaus Wulfenbach. A “spacious mechanical building with some similarities to an astronomical observatory” was constructed by Blackberry Harvey, as the original salon structure had been lost in a “tragic, entirely unexpected and thoroughly not suspicious explosion”.
Darlingmonster Ember: and we would have gotten away with it if not for those nosey kids and their dog. ~ Salon!
“A famous satirical print of the time depicted ‘His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, with a Lady of Quality, going to Ascot Races’ – his companion being plainly neither a Lady or of Quality.” – Oriella Charik – Royal Ascot!
“Ideas that were soft at first but hardened when built.” – Ceejay Writer – Secret Societies!
“I wondered why my flirting was taken as being polite and determined that I was obviously doing something wrong.” – Selena Anansi – Flirting!
Jedburgh Dagger: “In 1862 W.V. Adams patented the first modern style ratcheting handcuffs…” Tepic Harlequin: “Dang busybody…” – Peelers!
“May the Yuletide log slip from your fire and burn your house down.” – Professor Parx – Clausology!