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The Cornbeef Sandwich that Almost Destroyed a Spacecraft… September 20, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
The Cornbeef Sandwich that Almost Destroyed a Spacecraft...

Today astronauts have it easy when it comes to lunchtime.  They open  their MandMs or unpack a fabulous meal whipped up down at ground control – in 2006 celebrity chef, Rachael Ray even prepared them Swedish meatballs. Then there are the views… Life doesn’t really get much better. But ‘back in the day’ when the […]

Adult Breast-Feeding in the Renaissance and Early Modern World July 12, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Medieval, Modern
Adult Breast-Feeding in the Renaissance and Early Modern World

                                      Beachcombing has been wasting his summer looking at Early Modern diet fads. Several have appealed to him, but certainly the one that clamoured most urgently for his attention was the belief that human breast milk was […]

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