Tags » 1970s

*** Elmore Leonard: Four Novels of the 1970s: Fifty-Two Pickup / Swag / Unknown Man No. 89 / The Switch: (Library of America #255)

Elmore Leonard: Four Novels of the 1970s: Fifty-Two Pickup / Swag / Unknown Man No. 89 / The Switch: (Library of America #255)

Elmore Leonard: Four Novels of the 1970s: Fifty-Two Pickup / Swag / Unknown Man No. 200 more words

Dancers of The Australian Ballet demonstrating outside the Canberra Theatre, October 1970.

Australian Ballet dancers outside the theatre inĀ in Canberra’s city centre in October, 1970. The protests eventually gave way to a strike. The dancers were successful in causing an overhaul of the pay structure.

Source

History

Truth in Menu

Last week my brother found the following curious notice in his local newspaper offering aggrieved consumers a free pickle, cookie, or soda (valued at $1.40). The offer was the result of the settlement of a… 643 more words

Restaurants

Shocking Blue - Venus

Born on this day in 1948 Mariska Veres, singer with Shocking Blue, (1970 US No.1 & UK No.8 single ‘Venus’). She died from cancer on December 2nd 2006 aged 59. 189 more words

Songs

Stuck in the Middle with You

Clowns to left of me

Jokers to the right

Here I am, stuck in the middle with you

Yes, I’m stuck in the middle with you… 117 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

stick to your knitting

Hutterite girls knitting, 1934. Southern Alberta, Canada. Glenbow Archives, Calgary, AB

That’s not an admonition to the little girls on the fence! Have you ever heard the expression “stick to your knitting”? 1,049 more words

1970s