Yesterday I wrote a Book Blog post for 300 Bridesmaids by Jenny Worstall. This delightful romantic novel is set in 1976 the same year I was married to my dear husband, Michael. Before the wedding, my dad and I were alone and waiting for the ancient, hired Bentley to come and take us to the…… Continue reading Summer of 76
Teen idol rock-and-roller at 81
I wrote a blogpost about Britain’s first teen idol rock-and-roll star last year: #OnThisDay in 1936 Thomas William Hicks was born #TommySteele and meandering around Youtube the other day found these two sweet clips. https://youtu.be/5r4c3lkK-QI https://youtu.be/58As0jS0kLk And, although I don’t read The Daily Mail very often, this amazing story. Two-mile runs every day, hours on…… Continue reading Teen idol rock-and-roller at 81
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
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