New colourful record covers site

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A new site is worth a visit to anyone with a nostalgic memory of the time when music came in 12 inch squares of sturdy, glossy artwork. Coverheaven celebrates the beautiful record covers of yesterday, specifically from the fifties to … Continued

New photography site

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Having been a keen photographer for quite some time I finally got around to building a site to display some of my photos. In these digital days it’s easy to accumulate a drive full of photos that never see any … Continued

At-a-glance Food Values Chart

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A fascinating booklet from 1952 that contains such sensible advice that I wonder how it’s possible that countless food diet books have since been published. Interesting advice includes the following:   “Food should be prepared in a happy atmosphere. The … Continued

Man Ray Tube posters

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Man Ray’s extraordinary designs for London Underground 1938. It’s a bit of a stretch to compare the Tube to a majestic ringed planet but it somehow works. The design, shapes and colour of the 3D logo and Saturn reflect the … Continued