Tiara ca. 1910-1929 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Many families in Egypt are fast running out of staples such as bread, beans and rice and are often unable or unwilling to shop for groceries.
“Everything is running out. I have three children, and I only have enough to feed them for maybe two more days. After that I do not know what we will do.” school administrator Gamalat Gadalla told CNN.
If you know anyone in Egypt, please pass this on to them. To bypass government blocking of websites, use numerical IP addresses: Twitter ”184.108.40.206” Fb ”220.127.116.11” Google ”18.104.22.168”. A French ISP offers free dial up internet access ~ +33 1 72 89 01 50 Login password: toto. Please pass this on and share.
Again, reblogging for anyone who knows anyone in Egypt.
From Kate Beaton’s LJ! “My friend Pete is teaching English in Korea, and had his students fill in some comics. They are too much fun for me not to post.”
Go look at all of them; they’re brilliant. “You are very ditzy pony”!
1880s corset via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art