It's a rainy Saturday afternoon just before Christmas of 1902 and you have taken advantage of some of the wonderful inventions Victorians can now enjoy.
His 'macintosh', created by Charles Macintosh, will keep him dry.
Being able to use "The Tube" in Victorian London will also help.
Since Sir Rowland Hill's invention of the Penny Post, more stamps are needed as you have cards to send.
Another Christmas tradition your family is now enjoying are Christmas crackers, invented by Tom Smith.
The delight of your children as they scramble for the goodies inside always brings a smile.
It's time to start wrapping your Christmas gifts.
Your daughter has been asking for a kaleidoscope ever since they were invented by Sir David Brewster.
That was easy to cover in pretty paper.Cornwall, via Brunel's Railway Bridge, expenses are being tallied with the help of the calculating machine invented by Charles Babbage.
The shorthand developed by Isaac Pitman is helping make short work of the shopping necessities.
His Victorian invention of the safety lamp for coal miners is enabling your brother to be with you this holiday.
Thomas Cook invented this marvellous way to travel and under the tree for you is an excursion to Paris.
While using the vacuum cleaner invented by Hubert Booth, the upstairs maid has discovered a problem. The china toilet formed by Thomas Twyford has developed a crack.
Isn't that just the way... just before company arrives?
Article by "Tudor Rose"