Search Search. Menu Sections. Mark Keenan Twitter Email. But instead of being glued to phones, the Victorians were stuck fast to their writing desks, sometimes scratching out 10 letters a day. First launched in London and next in Dublin in , the little black sticker with a cameo of the young Queen Victoria, enabled cheap access to a refined postal service to the degree that the resulting letter-writing craze required 12 collections daily to process the post it generated. In mourning, you were expected to use white paper with a heavy black border at the edges.
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There was a Borgia boom in when, aiming to capitalize on the commercial success of The Tudors , the television world realized there was one obvious way to up the ante. Not one but two completely unrelated Borgia TV series were made in I am watching both and enjoying both. This unique phenomenon, two TV series made in the same year, modeled on the same earlier series and treating the same historical characters and events, is an amazing chance to look at different ways history can be used in fiction.
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