Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Aerated Bread Company…

The Aerated Bread Company started life in 1862 as an Islington Bakers of fine healthy, additive-free bread in England, and within two years opened the first of 250 ABC self-service Tea Shops. In the late Victorian period - an ABC tea … Continue reading

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Scotch… The Water of Life

The Glenlivet… Glenfarclas…. Glenfiddich… Cragganmore… Macallan…. Lagavulin… Taliskar… Aberlour… Tomintoul…. Dispite Tartan and an over abundance of Sainsbury’s obsession with Haggis and Shortbread… Scotland’s best outgoing product, aside from wandering Scots… Is Scotch Whisky! Thought to have been introduced into The Highlands … Continue reading

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Time Flies at Shuttleworth…

The Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden Park, Bedfordshire, England, houses one of the most famous and unique collections of historic airworthy aeroplanes and historic working automobiles in the world. There are over 50 aircraft in eight floodlit hangers, that includes … Continue reading

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The Brighton Promettes…

These are Brighton Sussex UK Promettes of 1952. The Visitor Information Centre of its time. For those men amongst you that like girls with brains there was no better place than Brighton, Sussex, England in the 50s! Formed from ex-models, … Continue reading

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Kiss Me Deadly…

Maxine Cooper – Park Lane Pictures 1955   It was under the creative direction of Robert Aldrich that Mickey Spillane’s novel came to life staring Ralph Meeker and Maxine Cooper. The film is often considered a classic of The Noir Genre and Ralph … Continue reading

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Sam Lord’s Castle…

Welcome to the final part of my visit to Barbados… First published by Home Counties Newspapers in February 1974… Now it is time to bid fond farewell to this tropical island paradise…   Our one day in Barbados was all too short, … Continue reading

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The Bay of Fresh Water…

Welcome to the fourth part of my adventure on the island of Barbados… First published by Home Counties Newspapers in February 1974… This time we are in The Bay of Fresh Water…   The early afternoon found us down at … Continue reading

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Fields of Graceful Sugar Canes…

Welcome to the third part of my adventure in Barbados… First published by Home Counties Newspapers in February 1974… This time we visit the fields of graceful sugar cane…   Regretfully we had only the duration of one day in … Continue reading

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Bathsheba… Far from the Madding Crowd

Welcome to the second part of my adventure in Barbados… first published by Home Counties Newspapers in February 1974, this article hopefully gives you a warmer feeling in the depths of a cold British winter…    “I hope the natives … Continue reading

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Island of Paradise in the Sun…

Island of Paradise in the sun!… written by myself, was first published by Home Counties Newspapers in the February of 1974. Here, I have serialised the article for the internet. With the cold weather upon us… I hope its read warms the … Continue reading

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