Did people actually wear these things?
I fear they did. The 1970s was, after all, “the decade that fashion forgot”. Except, it wasn’t. It was more like, “the decade that fashion forgot that clothes should not be principally hilarious.” By which I mean, look around you. There is relatively little in how people dress now that in twenty years’ time will […]
Mysterious object in the mail
This arrived this morning. It’s a self-assembly mini-drone, so far as I can tell. There was no sender, no return address, no instructions. All I can tell is that 1. It was sent by Swiss Post 2. The sender’s signature is printed as YANWEN which appears to be a Chinese shipping company 3. There’s a […]
Park Hotel, Tynemouth – a sad decline
All right, all right. I should have known. I’ve driven past it plenty of times to have noticed its decline. It’s just that I haven’t actually been in it for ages, decades, probably. So when it came to booking a Mothering Sunday lunch, and all the first choices were full, the Park Hotel, Tynemouth didn’t […]