Category:
United Kingdom

Country Farming: Innovations of the Modern Tractor (1955-1959)

Nothing will probably ever beat TIMBER BRIDGE INSPECTION (reprinted below for newbies) as the gold standard for boredom, but twenty minutes of UK tractor talk comes close.



Posted By: Paul - Mon Aug 12, 2019 - Comments (3)
Category: Agriculture, Boredom, PSA’s, United Kingdom

Unauthorized Dwellings 10

Squatting AND pirate radio! A winning combo!



Source (where the text is bigger).

Posted By: Paul - Mon Jul 29, 2019 - Comments (1)
Category: Radio, Unauthorized Dwellings, Bohemians, Beatniks, Hippies and Slackers, 1970s, United Kingdom

Cornwall Superstitions

Posted By: Paul - Sun Jun 02, 2019 - Comments (0)
Category: Superstition, United Kingdom

Cabaret Girl



Very educational if you wish to open your own club.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Apr 11, 2019 - Comments (0)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Entertainment, Fashion, 1950s, United Kingdom

Unauthorized Dwellings 8

Postwar squatting in England was a big thing.

This article goes into much detail. But they don't mention the weird squatter letter detailed in the news article.





Source.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Mar 11, 2019 - Comments (2)
Category: Antisocial Activites, Buildings and Other Structures, Urban Life, 1940s, United Kingdom

Early Uber

Posted By: Paul - Tue Oct 16, 2018 - Comments (0)
Category: 1960s, United Kingdom, Cars




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