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Beatles San Francisco Concert Ticket 1966 KYA Radio

A really lovely example of a 1966 Beatles Candlestick Park unused ticket plus an accompanying stub from the same show, both very collectible.

The good news for collectors is that the so-called “stub” is only slightly smaller than the full original, because only a tiny portion was torn off at the gate. 763 more words

British Invasion

Scones fit for Afternoon Tea

If you haven’t noticed, I was quite taken with British food fare as seen in my latest British Invasion series. This time, instead of taking the traditional afternoon tea scone and developing a cupcake recipe based on it, I decided to find a recipe for a straight-up scone. 353 more words


Up on the roof....

When I come home feeling tired and  beat.
I go up where the air is fresh and sweet.
I get away from the hustling crowds… 12 more words


Beatles Promotional Posters for 1964’s Something New LP – Two Different

Two very collectible Beatles retail promo banners/posters for their third Capitol album, Something New, released in the summer of 1964.

These two Beatles promo retail window displays are discussed in detail by Pete Howard, and I’ve been a fan since 1964 when I owned this record – and still have it! 88 more words

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British Invasion: Crème Brûlée Inspired Cookies

Surprise! This decadent dessert may have originated in England, not France… maybe, most likely, probably, I dunno. On my last day in London, the last meal of the journey took place at… 581 more words


British Invasion: Banoffee Pie Inspired Cupcakes

Continuing my exploitation of traditional British desserts, here’s one that does not date back as far as Victorian times, but rather the 70s by two gents who seem to have been conducting their own… 486 more words


British Invasion: Victoria Sponge Cake Inspired Cupcakes

The best way to learn about a culture is by eating it, I always say. It’s so easy to be inspired when you learn more about a culture’s food and its history. 597 more words