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This image is from the October 1902 issue of “The Delineator” magazine and features courtesy of the Old Design Shop.

I love hearing about the antics of raucous older people – those humans who have made it to their eighties, nineties and beyond. I met Klara last year in a queue at the Cadogan Hall when we were both waiting to buy £5 day tickets for a Proms chamber concert. This was her story.

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Image with thanks to Dark Roasted Blend http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2009/03/victorian-flea-circuses-lost-art-form.html

Image thanks to the blog Dark Roasted Blend*.

From this time last year, a poem about little creatures getting up to mischief.

* While searching the interweb for images of ant and insect circuses, I came across this diverting article about flea circuses on Dark Roasted Blend. DRB is self-billed as “a highly visual ‘Weird & Wonderful’ online magazine to complement your daily coffee ritual”. It’s worth a peek.