A History of Menstruation

By Tim Lambert Menstruation in Pre-Industrial Societies The word menstruation comes from the Latin word for a month, mensis. For millennia women have found ways to deal with the process. In Ancient Egypt women fashioned soft papyrus leaves into rolls to make a form of tampon. The Ancient Greek doctor Hippocrates described how women wrapped… Continue reading A History of Menstruation

My Pictures of Horndean

By Tim Lambert Horndean is a large village in Southeast Hampshire. It was once famous for its brewing industry. Nearby is the tiny but charming hamlet of Blendworth and the small village of Catherington. These are some pictures I took around the area. Holy Trinity Church Blendworth A View from the Church A lampost in… Continue reading My Pictures of Horndean

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My Pictures of Botley

By Tim Lambert Botley is a charming village in Hampshire. It has a long history stretching back 1,500 years and it is still thriving. Here are some pictures I took of the village. The River Hamble in Botley Mill Hill Botley Mills Winchester Street A Memorial to the journalist and writer William Cobbett Botley Market… Continue reading My Pictures of Botley

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Pictures of Romsey

By Tim Lambert Romsey is a small but historic town in Hampshire. It has a long history from the Saxon Times to the Present Day. It’s famous for Romsey Abbey. Here are some pictures I took of Romsey. Romsey Railway Station. The railway reached Romsey in 1847. Romsey Signal Box Romsey Library A Reminder of… Continue reading Pictures of Romsey

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Pictures of Petersfield

By Tim Lambert I took some pictures of the charming old town of Petersfield in Hampshire. It has been a market town since the 12th century. Today it is still flourishing. Petersfield is known for its heath. Sheep Street The Spain Petersfield Police Station is now a museum I recommend Petersfield Museum St Peters Church… Continue reading Pictures of Petersfield

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A History of Bras

By Tim Lambert Ancient Greek women wore a form of bra called an apodesme. Roman women also wore a band of cloth or leather around their chest called a strophium or mamilare. However for hundreds of years after the fall of Rome, women usually did not wear anything for support. From the 16th century to… Continue reading A History of Bras