May in Woman’s Own, 1952

I’ve been watching Mad Men again recently; binge-watching episodes in the evenings as I list eBay. The last time I watched it, it was pretty much when everyone else seemed to be watching it (certainly everyone online, at least) and it was before we had kids: our house was tiny and filled with loads of…

Little April Showers

Source What a washout this month has been so far! Snow, hail, rain, thunder, lightening – yesterday and today, I’ve had washing out for twenty minutes only to have to whip it in as the heavens open. Source Fortunately, we now have the wood burning stove installed and, thanks to my Dad’s obsession with finding…

Coby Whitmore – Mother Is a Movie Queen

I picked this up from the Post Office depot yesterday morning. Found on a fuzzy photograph on Ebay in America and costing me the grand total of seven dollars… it’s one of the stand-out images from Lifestyle Illustrations of the ’60s and I’m just a little bit excited about having my own copy. ‘Mother is a…