Fortnum and Mason's best souvenirs from London
Shopping Fortnum and Mason in London, England-- this 300 year-old store (orginally a market) is worth a stroll for the gorgeous interior and beautifully packaged provisions.
Childrens vintage Tricycle, made by Triang
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The Winter of 1962/63
That winter, the snow started on Boxing Day 1962 and the big freeze lasted until March 1963. Blizzards caused snowdrifts up to six metres deep, telephone lines were brought down and temperatures fell so low the sea froze over. Roads faced similar disruption in 1963, but former policeman Tom Taylor, 68, from Gloucester, said the biggest problem was not a lack of grit - but a relentless, blustering wind. "It was an unbelievable winter - I used to go out on the beat and on snow patrol in the…
1950’s Britain – Part Two
THE HOME BEAUTIFUL – FIFTIES STYLE The shortage of housing and available workforce to build it, reached crisis point at the start of the 1950s. Prefab housing was one solution to the problem,…
103-Lyons Tea Shop Oxford Street 1953
In the days before Starbucks, Costa and Nero, tea was the more common beverage and there were Lyons Tea Shops in most shopping districts up and down the country. The ER posters in the window indicate that this was 1953, the year of the coronation. For more information on the Joe Lyons food empire click here www.kzwp.com/lyons/cornerhouses.htm If coffee was your preferred drink, there was a small chain of Kardomah coffee houses (I remember one in Kingsway), but there don't seem to be any…