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A new golden age for radio? -
Listen with mother - backbone of the BBC light programme schedule form 1950 to 1982. If there is an orthodox medium that has been given a shot in the arm by new technology it has got to be radio (not Last fm and all that marlarkey) but good old gardeners-question-time type wireless. Radio is in robust health in the UK, most especially the BBC which has recently seen both reach and share of listening hours increase and part of that success is down to new means of distribution, particularly…
A 1940s kitchen complete with washing tub. A 'prefab', a temporary house erected for families made homeless though the bombing raids of World War II. These structures were very well designed with a living room, kitchen, modern bathroom and two bedrooms, and were often better than the family's previous accommadation. Some are still in use today. This prefab is in the Chlitern Open Air Museum and has been furnished in 1940s style.
At home in the past: Man whose house is a shrine to the 1940s
Ben Sansum, from Cambridgeshire, is fascinated by the decade when Britain was at war. He spent years transforming his home into the hope that time forgot.
Washday Blues: how did they keep clean?
Until fairly recently washing was a difficult and physically demanding job. In the Tudor period outer garments belonging to the wealthy could not easily be washed, only brushed and aired for freshness, sometimes being hung in the approach to a (private rather than communal) garderobe so that the ammonia fumes would disinfect clothes from infestations. …
1940s Painted Table This stunning hand painted occasional table is one of the many beautiful pieces of furniture coming to the Vintage Home Online Shop. The furniture dates from the 1940s and each piece is individual, with gorgeous hand painted flowers. 1940s Stool and Console Table This boudoir stool and console table are perfect for the hall or bedroom. Close up Detail of Hand Painted Flowes The close up detail of the painted flowers of the console table - how delightful is that? Pretty…