HVR Story Archives
February 23, 2017

A Tale of Poppycock for my Chuckaboo

(Inspired by ‘A Dictionary of Victorian Slang’ by J. Redding Ware (1909)) A tale of poppy cock for my chuckaboo Arthur Hardy and his wife Martha […]
February 22, 2017

For It Was a Grand Life

For it was a grand life Mabel Phyllis Hardy (1890-1977) was the granddaughter of Arthur Hardy, and oldest daughter of their second son, Herbert Mansell Hardy. […]
February 21, 2017

A Matter of Etiquette

A matter of etiquette   “Nothing indicates a well bred man more than a proper mode of eating. A man may pass muster by dressing well, […]
February 20, 2017

A Bazaar Collision