Category Archives: 1974

Back to School

Day 11 of our Advent Calendar of doors, and today we go back to school. This is a familiar sight for all ex-pupils of Westlain Grammar School. It is the entrance hall, and the blue doors on the right lead … Continue reading

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Schoolgirl crush 1 – David Essex

In 1973/74 when I was 14 going on 15 one of my schoolgirl crushes was David Essex. With his lovely hair and bright blue eyes he was a pop idol. At this time he had two best-selling singles – Rock On … Continue reading

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70s Saturday – my first job

My Saturday’s back in 1974 were spent working for four hours at the International Stores – a supermarket in Western Road, Brighton. I worked from 10am until 2pm for £1.00. My best friend Cathie worked there with me, she lived … Continue reading

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70s Saturday introduction

Well okay, I know it’s not Saturday but my broadband connection is playing up, so I have to post whenever it will let me 😦 The idea of the 70s theme is that once a week I shall take a … Continue reading

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Coming soon (part 2) …

New for 2014 – 70s Saturday Every Saturday I will be posting about the same week from 40 years ago – 1974. It’ll be a groovy, glam rock look back at all the great things happening in the world that year, … Continue reading

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