Back with a Bump!

  • Posted on: 22/10/2021

 Rejoicing at the Hairdressers – Mrs Wylie is Back “Madame Wylie, vous avez returned to notre petite establishment de coiffure, entre, entre, Senga regardez, c’est Madame Wylie, une cintre pour le second-best beaver s’il vous plait.” “Thank you, Raymond, let …

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An Edge to the Wind

  • Posted on: 15/10/2021

October 1961 – The News So Far There has been a volcanic eruption on the British Territory of Tristan de Cuna. The entire population is being evacuated to Surrey which is bound to cause consternation at Haslemere Station in the …

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Fasten Your Seat Belts

  • Posted on: 08/10/2021

Our favourite couple from the 1960s are on their way back from Across the Pond, and the blog returns with its weekly posts. How simply marvellous!  At Pan Am’s Worldport, New York for the 10am Flight to That London “There you …

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A Sense of Restlessness and Anticipation

  • Posted on: 03/10/2021

Another update from our dear Muriel in DC in the autumn of 1961. Could Muriel be longing for home? From: The Desk of The First Decorator Mrs Muriel Wylie, Washington D.C. To:  The Right Honourable (stretching a point but there …

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