Here are Tony and Jackie celebrating Tony's 80th birthday with a trip to the Arctic Circle, seeing the Northern Lights at Alta, the northernmost inhabited point in Norway. (And looking somewhat Victorian due to the long photo exposure!) A very, very happy big birthday, Tony! < Previous letter | Next letter > Join us at http://www.facebook.com/Tones1960stravels … Continue reading 53 years later, still adventuring! – Alta, Norway
Today in 1965, it's a short but sweet letter on electic shocks and a New York cinema trip.
Who's Who? A cast list of key figures in the blog.
53 years ago today... Fine dining and clubbing, a dramatic resignation, setting sail for the Bahamas - and an act of incredible generosity
Living and working on Miami beach : sizzling in winter : Dec 1964
Thursday 10th December Dear family, Well, here we are still speeding south in a red T-Bird. We have just stopped at a little town and had lunch for $1 which was very good. In the bar we saw the Sheriff complete with gun and Stetson (but no horse). Yesterday we travelled 490 miles by … Continue reading 10 – 12 Dec 64 : Driving south into summer : USA
Dad wrote these letters in the mid 1960s, when he was in his mid-20s. For us as a family, it's been fascinating to re-read them - and then to share them here. Being written so long ago, they inevitably offer a window into the language and society of 53 years ago. That can offer a … Continue reading Historical caveat