It’s now the norm

GROWING up in the 70s – I could never predict what the future would look like. I never would have believed things would change so much! Here are 10 ‘no …

On reflection

THE cold snap has kicked in and the big winter coat came out. The de-icer and scraper are back in action. The ramp up to Christmas is unrelenting – there’s …

Cheated and dumped!

I had one in 1996. It clipped onto the belt of my 28-inch waist. It looked cool and trendy. Hearing a ‘beep beep’ meant I’d received a message. A quick …

The reflection

THIS week saw us see out October and enter November. Clocks going back The clocks went back an hour at the weekend. The change in hour is mostly pretty seamless …

The Invasion

IT’s happening. It’s not hiding or trying to dodge limelight, but right in our faces. It can be subtle or pretty bold. A shopping adventure will highlight the fact that …

Can’t afford to buy

WHILST listening to Radio 2, host Chris Evans quickly interviewed a vintage radio restorer. The restorer, a very knowledgeable gentleman, briefly explained the history of Radio Rentals (started out renting …

33, 45 or 78 rpm?

THE RETRO spotting continues! During a stroll into town last week, my wife clocked the ‘Back to the Future’ DVD trilogy in a shop window. Twelve months earlier I confessed …

August retro rewind

AS WE ROLL INTO SEPTEMBER, I’ve been reflecting on August. A number of things come to mind. Let’s face it, the weather has been a bit shabby during August … …