In the 1980s there was a little restaurant in town called The Chantelle. The owner was Greek, but the menu was a mix of Greek, French and Italian. The most popular Greek dish was definitely Moussaka. No potatoes in that version, lots of aubergines etc. Best of all, though, was the sauce that somehow ‘floated’… Read More I remember .. 15 ..
The shipping forecast Above is an example. In the ‘old’ days it was broadcast on the Home Service at midnight. It was followed by Shutdown which was announced by a rendering of Sailing By Every night for a number of years I was woken by the sound of this music. I came to hate it.… Read More I remember ..14 ..
Plimsolls! No trainers or sports shoes unless they were for tennis. Plimsolls were black. Tennis shoes were white and had to stay that way! How outdated! However … the last time I saw a pair of plimsolls was on the day of our wedding! A very elderly aunt (not on my side of the family)… Read More I remember .. 13 ..