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Housewife magazine, 1947

A few spreads from a 1947 edition of Housewife magazine. It is everything you would expect – patronising, shallow and chauvinistic, but it has a real old fashioned charm. One thing that stands out on reading it is the effect … Continue reading

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From the children’s book Man And His Car, 1974

This book really can’t make up its mind whether it is pro- or anti-car. Either way, some of the illustrations (which use two very different styles) are very nice.

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Practical Householder Magazine

Sober looking men doing DIY while smoking a pipe, swinging girls and 1950s/60s adverts. What’s not to like.

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Happy Pills

I spent quite a bit of this week dealing with very large files on my computer at work, so instead of watching progress bars, I did this.

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Mr Men Relationship Diagram: update

Carrying on from my previous Mr Men Relationship Diagram, I have now added Messrs Strong, Grumble, Cheerful, Rude, Cool and Nobody. Here is the latest version of the who-knows-who in the Mr Men world. I’m still waiting to add the … Continue reading

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