The Victorian Blood Book

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The Victorian Blood Book

We present the story of Durenstein aka The Victorian Blood Book, a strange scrapbook of religious and natural imagery, hand-written poetry, and other ornaments – every page dripping with red India ink “blood”. We also talk about potentially poison books.

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Strange Familiars Curiosity of the Week #55: First Communion Photo

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  • Lisaa

    @Mario This podcast is super fun to listen to and motivating, keep those new episodes going


    @yames check this podcast out its a great one

    6 months ago·6 likes·

    Insightful and timely. Heartfelt words of personal and intuitive wisdom. Matt speaks directly from his heart about life wisdom’s coming from experience and deep thought. I love it. Victoria Mcknight

    6 months ago·10 likes·

    “You have thousands of mintues of work.”

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  • laurin

    10:30 --> 20:00 amazing bit


    Overly cool m8

    6 months ago·3 likes·

    Daily listen podcast this is <3

    6 months ago·4 likes·
  • Daisyee

    I very much appreciate the podcast representation 🎉


    This one really hits home

    6 months ago·1 like·

    10:30 --> 20:00 amazing bit

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