Monthly Archives: May 2013

It’s a Carousel

Sandwiched between an upbraiding of a less than helpful Lichfield shopkeeper and a review of The Hunt Pony Club Meet, readers of the Lichfield Mercury’s popular “Carousel” column “ – for women readers” could, in January 1967, amuse themselves with … Continue reading

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A long way from the seaside….thankfully

Whatever aspect of recent social history you research it is, by the nature of things, always just in time for something, and just, tantalisingly, too late for something else. Where have you so recently vanished to, Audrey Blackford, lifelong spinster … Continue reading

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