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London Then and Now (Video)

London Then and Now (Video)

Following on from my fascination with the history of the London Underground earlier this week, I wanted to share this

The Changing Face of Santa

The Changing Face of Santa

My little boy has seen 3 different Santas this year (or rather he’s seen Santa 3 times this year) and

Santa Likes the Ladies…

Santa Likes the Ladies…

Christmas is hurtling towards us now. How many sleeps left? I think it’s 4 but I’m writing this before I’ve

The Epitome of 1930s Style?

The Epitome of 1930s Style?

This picture perfectly captures for me the style of the 1930s. I think my glamorous 1930s ideal probably stems from

Remembering JFK

Remembering JFK

The youngest US president to be inaugurated and the youngest President to die in office, it is 50 years this

Lest we forget…

Lest we forget…

In Flanders Field In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and

A 1960s Triceratops

A 1960s Triceratops

This photo was taken at the opening of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in September 1967. The Triceratops, named Uncle Beazley

Evacuation day 2013

Evacuation day 2013

It’s my son’s school trip today. They’re learning about World War 2 in history at the moment and they’re off

George Washington’s teeth

George Washington’s teeth

George Washington’s teeth which, contrary to popular myth, weren’t made of wood. He had various pairs, and the pair he

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