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The Curious Case of Mr Who Isn't

Let me take you back to an English village in 1963 or thereabouts. It isn’t the pretty sort you find on biscuit tins – about 1000 people lived there and worked either in the nearest town or in the small factories in the village itself making silk, horsehair products and agricultural machinery. 542 more words

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Henry VIII revisited yet again............

Don’t know what it is about old Henry but he just keeps cropping up on my radar this week. The Daily Mail today has an… 69 more words

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Pointless Nostalgia: Gaming

We now continue with my series of self-indulgent nostalgia posts discussing the sci-fi and fantasy I loved as a child, which turned me into the proud nerd I am today. 1,546 more words


I enjoy being a girl

I was going through my collection of soundtrack and original cast vinyl over the weekend with a view to getting rid of them, (or not, as it turned out), when I found the Original Broadway Cast album of ‘Flower Drum Song’, a lesser known Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. 30 more words



It’s strange how a name on a road sign can suddenly trigger all sorts of memories. Today, to cheer ourselves up a bit, MrsH and I had a day out in the Cotswolds.  499 more words

Pointless Nostalgia: Mainframe Entertainment

I mostly use this blog to discuss my current interests — my recent writing projects, the books I’m reading, the shows I’m watching, and so forth. 946 more words


"She's a modern girl....."

There’s a line in ‘Private Lives’ by Noel Coward where a character exclaims, “Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.”. As one would expect from the master, as an observation, it’s bang on. 586 more words