Hi all, apologies for the very long hiatus since the last letter - I've been working on another project which is consuming a great deal of my time, and have been unwell and on holiday, and in short haven't had the time! I had planned to put the blog completely on hold - but I've … Continue reading Apologies for the long break!
This continues the letter dated 3rd July 1965, which began: Dear family, Monday 5th July This weekend has been a national holiday and today is a day off for everyone, although yesterday was the actual Independence Day. Every house was bedecked in flags, and all the streets were lined with them too. There were parades … Continue reading 5 July 65 : Independence day, Brit delights, education systems : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Today in 1965 - More fun at Niagara Falls - and under arrest in America!
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