måndag 23 december 2013

Which Pope uses Persil?

UK Editions: 1910 to 1950's Advertising &emdash; Persil Washing Powder Advertisement

Those photographs of the two popes remind me of this 1950s Persil advert.

Trim figures in the 1970s


Look how trim these girls look - this picture was taken at Blackpool one summer Saturday in 1970. You would be hard put to find youngsters looking as sleek as this nowadays, thanks to sugar-loaded soft drinks and junk food.

Calendar confusions

I have taken down my Christmas lights at last, yesterday being the Feast of the Presentation, 2nd February, which marks the end of the Chris...