The ‘seventies

The ‘seventies

The ‘seventies – a Devon teenagehood 8 JULY, 2018 summer culture Cadbury’s chocolate teddy bears, Corona Ice-Cream Soda; Harmony Hairspray: Show him your a Slimcia girl. Cheap aftershave and sickly perfume. Belted knitted jackets – Starsky; Crocheted...
The will to movement

The will to movement

Travelling through the West Country on a Sunday at 5pm suddenly makes me wistful for the days when I used to hitch my way around the country.
When i was young enough for hitching to be a safe endeavor, because I had the indestructibility of youth.

60s

60s

like the corners of my mind … memories of the ‘sixties

Red Barn

Red Barn – the site for the fumblings and sexual awakenings of roughly half the youth of Buckfastleigh in the ‘seventies, has been demolished. If ever a building was entitled to listed status it is surely that one – an attractive, and often...