"50 Best Vintage Shops" 48 Decades ‘Gerardine and I grew up in East Lancashire and dressed second-hand from the great stores there,’ says Wayne. ‘Decades stocks a huge range of women’s clothing and accessories from 1870-1970 and the choice is always wonderful.’ 18-20 Lord Street West, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 1JX. 01254 693320
Raleigh bicycle posters – As Raleigh Cycle is sold to Dutch rival Accell for £62m, historian Carlton Reid - author of free e-book roadswerenotbuiltforcars.com - takes a look at posters produced by the British institution over the years. He says Raleigh's strapline - "the all steel bicycle" - was introduced in the 1890s and used for decades.
This is an Awesome idea...... both pics the same lady, one at age 21 , other at 90+ . Wonderful gift idea for any span of time. http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/05/2f/a9/052fa98b3d917a39c9a9fd4a65362fa6.jpg
“A friend of mine found this old photograph in a shoe box in his Grandmother’s attic. On the back was written… Aunty Mary and her “friend” Ruth, 1910. I wonder if those quotation marks imply what I think they do, by the look on their faces, I would say they do”