Geeky Historical Christmas Facts 17 & 18

Today you get a double whammy (because we didn’t post yesterday) of Christmas fact, that we hope has been making you feel a little bit Christmassy! And Today’s pic is of the lovely Velma Von Bon Bon’s Blue Moon act from our Blue Christmas show, Dec 2013  Fact #17 The Star Of David. Could it […]

Geeky Historical Christmas Facts 15

Well, we’ve got just 10 more of those facts to go – and that means 10 more pics from our christmas Bluestocking shows. Today’s pic is Eliza DeLite’s Like A Prayer act from our Blue Christmas show, 2013 by Miss Moth Photography… and speaking of Lite…   Fact #15 concerns Christmas lights.  It’s Thomas Edison […]

Geeky Historical Christmas Facts 10

We’re on the 10th of December, which means part 10 of our historical Christmas facts! And today’s pic is the lovely Primrose Proper’s Christmas Fairy act from our Myths and Legends show, Dec 2012 by Miss Moth  Fact #10 concerns the 25 December… Ancient Romans had three celebrations around this time: Saturnalia (mentioned in an […]

Geeky Historical Christas Facts pt9

So today’s historical Christmas fact gives us the chance to share this pic of our lovely audience dressed up all christmassy from our Blue Christmas show, 2013 (pic by Miss Moth)…   Fact #9 concerns the Christmas pudding…  As with the mince pie, this also comes from the East and first arrived in the 1300s […]

Geeky Historical Christmas facts pt8

Well, we’re a third of the way through our Christmas countdown already, and sharing Lilly Laudanum’s Christmas facts – which are totally nothing to do with burlesque, but everything to do with festive cheer!  Fact #8… Which concerns the origins of Xmas…  X is actually the greek letter Chi, the first letter of the Greek […]

Geeky Historical Christmas Facts 7

Nothing to do with burlesque (aside from giving us the chance to root through the Bluestocking Christmas album) but everything to do with Christmas, we’re bringing you a geeky historical Christmas fact for every day leading up to Christmas…  Fact #7 – Mince Pies…  They are actually of Middle Eastern origin (my fave part of […]

Geeky historical Christmas Facts pt 1-3

Nothing to do with burlesque but just getting us into the christmas spirit! We’re re-publishing Lilly Laudanum’s collection of historical christmas facts, well, because we can! We be posting them right up to christmas eve, so stay tuned! Today’s installment is parts 1-3 as we’ve missed a few days! Fact #1 Gifts… So, we give […]