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Life in the 1950's

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Von

Von Report 4 Sep 2013 11:45

Good gracious me noooooooo :-0 :-0

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 4 Sep 2013 11:50

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzfwm5VfrQQ

ps: Von, I have a spare bowler hat (worn) if you are feeling the cold

Von

Von Report 4 Sep 2013 12:47

I'll pass on the hat thanks Rollo
It's currently 31 degrees in my neck of the woods and I'm swelteeeeering :-D :-D :-D :-D

ChristinaS

ChristinaS Report 4 Sep 2013 14:20

I have vague memories of catching a bus to Aldgate, then taking a trolley bus to my grandparents who lived near the docks. Just imagine the chaos that trolley buses would cause in that area now!

And wearing a liberty bodice over a vest. Anyone have any idea why we had to wear those?

Von

Von Report 4 Sep 2013 15:47

Christina
Because it was so cold I guess.

Also my liberty bodice held my skirt up. Buttons on the bodice and buttonholes on the waistband of the skirt.

Happy days although I do have to say because of the cold war I did think an atomic bomb was going to be dropped any minute and really found it quite scarey.

ChristinaS

ChristinaS Report 5 Sep 2013 07:51

Thanks for the explanation Von :-)

I remember those buttonholed skirts so well :-S

Christina