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A ride to the 1920's

Those who know me, know that I’m obsessed with the roaring 1920’s. It all started with Fitzgerald and his enchanting novels and stories, the art, the clothes, the music and above all the parties. 282 more words

A Friendly Chat: part one

Miles away Micky was wiping his brow as he sat on the edge of a humble neatly made single bed. The room’s resident, one Bill Edgerton, Prohibition agent lay expired on the floor. 551 more words

Creative Writing

Monaco 1929

Monaco might be thoroughly unsuited to modern Formula 1 cars, with F1 bosses only keeping today’s slow procession on the calendar for nostalgia, but there was a time when the winding street circuit was the greatest place to race on earth. 69 more words


Magic vs. The Movies

The old showbusiness adage that the movies killed Vaudeville is only partly true. The first motion pictures shown in theatres along with live acts and Vaudevillians were silent so comedians, singers and musicians had time to make the leap from the stage to celluloid. 593 more words


Auto polo

When reading the September 2 1922 edition of the Toronto Daily Star, I discovered that the 1922 CNE featured auto polo as one of its exhibits. 155 more words

Market Cross, Uttoxeter.

Market Cross, Uttoxeter, with Lion Hotel and Church. Possibly early 1920s?


Devonport Waterfront Woodys

Devonport Waterfront Woodys

Lurking around the ‘Devonport Locals facebook’ page the other day I came across these stunning b/w photos of Torpedo Bay on the eastern end of the waterfront, beneath North Head. 348 more words