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So THAT's where all those potatoes went!


Could be just a shift in perception - we are view molded to the anorexic runway model as the example of beauty aesthetic.

I say "Get some meat on your bones, girl!"


Given the age of the postcard, and the fact that at the time a good percentage of the population of Ireland had moved over here just a few decades prior, I'm guessing the makers of the postcard rightly decided picturing The Ireland That Was would be a good marketing move.

I just spent several hours last night tracking down all the illustrations and photos of the Famine I could find. And reading several contemporary articles on it. This is definitely an idealizing of The Old Sod.

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