Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop

Hello, and welcome to Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop, the Bones & Bobbins Patreon-only mini-episode!

Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop episodes are available to Patreon patrons at the $5.00 per month level and above!


Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop

Patreon Dispatches from the Curiosity Shop 09: Death by Botanical and Metallic Misadventure

This week’s Curiosity Shop Dispatch has made it clear that we need to add a few more items to our list of rules: 

1. Listen, just don’t put lead on your face. Or ammonia. Or bugs. Or belladonna. (The jury is still out on opium.)

2. Please don’t contract tuberculosis just to impress a man. He’s not worth it, and you’re only going to look hot for, like, 3 seconds.

3. If you’re going to paint blue veins on your body with indigo, at least be good at it.

Beauty comes with a price, but let’s not make it your life, okay?

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