Julia’s Room is free today!

Julia's Room by Michael Murray http://amzn.eu/1HNhOws

Readers who use a Kindle or Kindle App may find this free download of interest. On Saturday March 13th, Julia’s Room is free to download. This is Pacific Standard Time not GMT so UK readers might have to wait for America to wake up before the download is available. Julia’s Room is a novella by…… Continue reading Julia’s Room is free today!

Maxi 70s

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I think I avoided a Seventies maxi coat but I did have a maxi-dress for my 21st birthday. This film clip is focused on the maxi style but there’s loads of  interesting background detail as well. https://youtu.be/hXFV7EZtsQs Thanks for visiting my blog today.

Fab frocks from 1970

image credit By Mabalu (photograph), Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell (clothes). [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

I never managed to afford an Ossie Clark dress, much to my everlasting regret. This film clip is a bit blurry but the dresses are great. https://youtu.be/ulZCX_9gzkc Thanks for reading my blog today.

A 70s look at the Sixties

image credit By Jac. de Nijs / Anefo (Nationaal Archief) [CC BY-SA 3.0 nl (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

There’s an interesting interview with Mary Quant in the middle of this film and some great Sixties shots to start with but the last part of the film can only be described as bizarre. https://youtu.be/0K4deOA8uDg Thanks for reading my blog today.

Summer of 1976 wedding

We celebrated our forty second wedding anniversary last week and these scans of our wedding cards surfaced when I was searching on my hard-drive for photos of the big day. They’re a lovely souvenir of the 1970s and a beautiful day for a wedding in the glorious summer of 1976. ¬†We received some congratulatory telegrams…… Continue reading Summer of 1976 wedding

5 Reasons why Prime Suspect 1973 is so good.

If it’s Thursday, it must be Prime Suspect 1973. This week (so it says in the Radio Times) we’re getting: a 1970s wedding “all floaty Laura Ashley dresses and big hats” as Jane Tennison is her sister’s reluctant bridesmaid. Meanwhile DI Bradfield is obsessing over the East End Bentley family even though Jane tells him…… Continue reading 5 Reasons why Prime Suspect 1973 is so good.