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I could be here and now

One of These Things First :: Nick Drake
from the album, Bryter Layter (1970)

“I could have been your pillar,
could have been your door,
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Genre Grandeur - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) - Digital Shortbread

For this month’s first review for Genre Grandeur – Movies of the 70’s, here’s a review of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) by… 765 more words

Genre Grandeur

Tom reblogged this and commented:

  Hey everyone, I'm featured once again over on MovieRob for September's Genre Grandeur (favorite '70s movies). Come check out my thoughts on Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory!

Traditional Homemade Potted Beef

There are two things I love about trawling through the pages of vintage books and magazines. One is the slightly musty, dampish smell of pages long-since forgotten and the other is the personal fulfilment I get re-learning the techniques and recipes of past family staples. 380 more words


Music for Monday: Amanda by Waylon Jennings

I am amazed at the way the sound of a voice can move me and stop me dead in my tracks. Today I heard the magnificent country voice of Waylon Jennings. 92 more words


Luxury Asparagus and Courgette Quiche on a Wholemeal / Cheese Base

If you’ve flicked through the pages of my recipe blog before or read the “About” section, you’ll know that one thing I really enjoy doing is delving into our baking past and re-jigging recipes that our baking predecessors once made on a daily basis.  629 more words


Pineapple and Cherry Granita

This homemade granita is sweet,  colourful and fruity.  It’s also made using everyday kitchen equipment, so anyone can have a go!  Although I’ve displayed it in a bowl above for a lovely sunny day treat, in the step-by-step below I’ll also show you how to present it in the original pineapple shell, which is a great bit of easy-peasy, 1970’s dinner party, show-stopping fun! 529 more words


Back to the Hugos: 1975!

The Hugo Awards are this weekend! But time-travel Hugos are much more fun! So let’s go back to the Hugos: 1975!

The member vote for Best Novel: 307 more words

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