Dutch Hundred-Leaved Rose: the cover of History Today, October 1965.
A recipe for ‘quodeny of plomes’ (or plums, as we call them today) from a 17th-century cookbook
"Take any kind of plomes and boyl them all to piece in Apple water then strain the water from them again and put to a pint of the said water a quarter of a pound of Loaf Sugar and let it boyl till it hangs thick at your spoon then wet your moulds and put it into them and when it is through could [thoroughly cold] put it into boxes and keep it for your use.”
Richard Burbage, star of Shakespeare’s theatrical company and the man who etablished London’s original Globe theatre, died on 13th March 1619.
Another view of the shortlisted covers.
Cover options for the April mag. Click to view a larger version.
Patrick Bishop in our makeshift studio today, being interviewed for our March podcast.
Previous attempts at curbing Britain’s booze culture haven’t panned out too well… Hogarth knew a bit about this.
The March magazine arrives in the office