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29 Sept 65 : On board with life's runaways : Cap Finisterre, Pacific Ocean

Cap Finisterre

Pacific Ocean

Wednesday 29th September 65.

Dear family,

Well, here I am on board and under way at last. The boat was delayed several times again and we finally sailed early this morning. 1,683 more words


1966: I Am Your Greatest Fan


I grew up in musical theater. To me, the highlight and the epitome of my life as a singer and actor and a dancer/choreographer was to star on Broadway.

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Anchors Up | Vintage 1960s 1970s Blue White checkered Midi skirt with Anchor nautical theme print

Sassy, fun, easy-going. This skirt exudes all these summer vibes and makes us dream of a holiday by the seaside, iced lollies and hot dogs with lots of mustard. 34 more words


First Kiss

Saundersfoot, near Tenby in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
We often visited there when we were kids. Dad driving us down there, mum map reading and then staying in a caravan and spending the day on the beach. 218 more words


La Jetée: #50/1 (The Sight & Sound Project)

La Jetée (dir. Chris Marker, France, 1962) – joint 50th in Sight & Sound’s poll

The Story

In La Jetée, the lead character narrates a series of still images arranged to form a story. 780 more words


The Impossible Cool

The film Fathom was on the wonderful Talking Pics TV on Sunday. It was an enjoyable/daft British Spy Comedy film from 1967 starring the incomparable Raquel Welch. 12 more words




Based on a children’s book written by Ian Fleming (the same man who blessed us with everyone’s favourite secret agent James Bond, 007) about an eccentric down-on-his-luck inventor and his onomatopoeically named gravity-defying car, this splendid perennial family favourite from director Ken Hughes – who also co-wrote the script with seminal author Roald Dahl – was unfairly compared to the Disney classic Mary Poppins (1964) upon its release. 460 more words