Archive

1965 – USA 

20 Feb 65 – Off-Broadway oddity, awful chat shows, luxury hotels and liners – New York

19 Feb 65 – A dodgy offer and future plans – New York

18 Feb 65 : Short and sweet – electric shocks and New York cinema

17 Feb 65 : Getting in with Brooklyn’s mafia dons and hitmen – New York

15 Feb 1965 – British BRI Nylon wows America – New York

13 Feb 1965 – Visiting Connecticut and New England – New York

8 Feb 1965 – Air crash, British poverty and American healthcare – New York

7 Feb 1965 – Catskills Ski Resorts and Chinatown New Year

4 Feb 1965 – Tempted by a Jaguar 2.4, scrap car culture, plans for skiing and setting sail

30 Jan 1965 – Winston Churchill’s funeral and weird electric shocks

27 Jan 1965 – Women drivers and a spectacular demolition derby 

26 Jan 1965 – Memories of home – news from Bristol, UK

25 Jan 1965 – Spotting stars on TV’s What’s My Line?
24 Jan 1965 –  RIP Winston Churchill, weddings and brotherly love
23 Jan 1965 – Muhammad Ali makes an impression
12 Jan 1965 – James Bond : Albany
9 Jan 1965 –  Thoughts on Tony and Colin’s wages
 
8 Jan 1965 – Riches, packing for the road, sibling relations : New Jersey
6 Jan 1965 – Feeling bewildered, a pile of post, family news : New Jersey
 
 
4 Jan 1965 – First day at SKF : New Jersey
 
3 Jan 1965 – A slow start to the year : Philadelphia
 
1 Jan 1965 – Happy New Year! : From Nassau to Virginia

1964 – USA 

31 Dec 1964 – 1960s ads for the ‘Fun Ship!’ : SS Yarmouth : Miami to Nassau cruises
 
30 Dec 1964 –  Two boats and a terrible tragedy 
28 Dec 1964 – Paradise Beach, Captain’s Party, Lady Vi : Nassau, Bahamas
 
27 Dec 1964 – Freeport gamblers, confusing Nassau : Nassau, Bahamas
 
26 Dec 1964 – Clubbing, resigning, cruising – and incredible generosity : Miami Beach 
25 Dec 1964 – Christmas coconuts : Miami Beach
 
24 Dec 1964 – International calls and ‘English pubs’ : Miami Beach
21 Dec 1964 – Hotel work and Cubans : Miami Beach
 
18 Dec 1964 – Sizzling hot! : Miami Beach
 
14 – 17 Dec 1964 – Life on Miami Beach
 
    
6 – 9 Dec 1964 – Cool convertible, heading south!
28 Nov – 4 Dec 1964 – Toy store mayhem : Philadelphia
 
25 – 27 Nov 1964 – Toy shop training in Philadelphia
23 – 25 Nov 1964 – An amazing offer in Philadelphia
21 – 22 Nov 1964 – Leaving New York for New Jersey
14 – 20 Nov 1964 – Leaving Saks : New York
6 – 13 Nov 1964 – Working hard in New York 
31 Oct – 3 Nov 1964 – Settling into New York
22- 23 Oct 1964 – Jobs in New York!
20 Oct 1964 –  First day in New York! 

1964 – RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH – UK TO USA

 
17 – 19 Oct 64 : Nearing America : RMS Queen Elizabeth
16 Oct 64 : Partying in style : RMS Queen Elizabeth
16 Oct 64 : gorgeous retro menus : RMS Queen Elizabeth
Jump ahead: Kabul, Afghanistan, 6 June 1967
15 Oct 64: Formal fashion for a great adventure : RMS Queen Elizabeth
15 Oct 64 : Sailing to America : RMS Queen Elizabeth
14 Oct 64 : Setting sail : Southampton, UK 
14 Oct 64 – Introduction