Burroughs, National Accounting Machines and Comptometers

I am so old I have used all these machines! This post was prompted by a visit to our local library yesterday. A display had a book open showing a woman using a National Accounting machine but the book text said it was a Comptometer. How can a book be edited and printed without someone […]

More photographs from the loft…Canadian relatives visit!

Here are another 2 snaps I found in the loft before Christmas.. This is me in 1973. I loved this suit. I made it myself. the skirt was cream and the jacket cream, blue and pink stripes. I made most of my clothes between 1964 and 1980. Being so skinny I could never buy anything […]

Short Review of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Hepburn Peppard

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” My o/h saw this dvd  before Christmas  (“It has 5* reviews” he said) and as we seemed to be the only people on the planet who had not seen it, presented it to me. Last night we decided to watch it and then wished we hadn’t. Audrey Hepburn looks gorgeous as usual […]

Happy New Year!

I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! I personally find it hard to find a lot of enthusiasm for the New Year Celebrations. Why this is I know not. Growing up as a teenager in the 1960’s it was just another evening before a working day. January 1st only became a […]