måndag 23 december 2013

Which Pope uses Persil?

UK Editions: 1910 to 1950's Advertising &emdash; Persil Washing Powder Advertisement

Those photographs of the two popes remind me of this 1950s Persil advert.

Trim figures in the 1970s


Look how trim these girls look - this picture was taken at Blackpool one summer Saturday in 1970. You would be hard put to find youngsters looking as sleek as this nowadays, thanks to sugar-loaded soft drinks and junk food.

The real Crossrail scandal

Crossrail has been plagued by delays and cost over-runs which have attracted widespread criticism. A simpler scheme, possibly a tube line, c...