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Welcome to Vitriol and Old Lace, the continuing adventures of the Moorgate Institute of Classical Female Elders, and the Pimlico League of Educated Ladies; two organisations comprising “English Ladies of an Uncertain Age” whose activities are of interest to anyone with a particularly morbid curiosity.

Within you will find chapters outlining their antics, a careful perusal of which may shed light onto various disasters affecting the Northern Line, Pride Festivals and a certain sauna in East London.

The very latest chapter can be located here.

Aware of their devoted audience the chairpersons of the two groups have also urged us to publish some of their favourite household tips – a definite boon in Austerity Britain – plus other recipes and guidance.

They have even prevailed upon Ms Zimmer to furnish us with her unique brand of horoscope. Watch in horror as she lifts the veil.

You can now comment on some of the features and sign our Guestbook. For updates we also have a new RSS feed and you can also now like our Facebook page.

More will be coming soon!

Daniel and Rob

Words of Wisdom

A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.

— Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant

Top Tip!

  • Reducing the Food Bill

    Mrs Saxon offers some excellent advice for people on a budget: “it is always worthwhile rummaging through food bins at major supermarkets. There is a treasure trove of food to be found, as well as the occasional rat.”