Kent Comes Back

After years in an unloved wilderness, the county of Kent in Southern England is, it seems, coming back to life, but not in the way it once was. When I was a child it was known as the Garden of England, a hard-to-navigate county of winding roads, impossible-to-find villages and rivers that stood between London […]

Nostalgia Was Better In Those Days

Thanks Terenzio for reminding me about the ‘How To Be A Retronaut’ site, which has, among other wonders, amazing old colour footage of prewar London, plus some sinister ads and oddities. I don’t spend too much time wallowing in the past, but a great thing you can do on a rainy afternoon is head down […]