Saturday, April 25, 2009

Rude Grandmothers

Old lady lawn bowlers used to be know as "White Leghornes" after the breed of chickens. Most were not as rude as this one.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Groovy Pads #1

The Super-Graphic Dunny. The ceiling is covered in painted egg crates...

Monday, April 13, 2009

Things You Don't See Anymore #1

Phone Dials! From "Auge" magazine, Mexico c1974

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Miss New Amerika!

http://From a truly dire 1987 miniseries called "Amerika" about a Soviet takeover of the U.S.A. One of the horrifying consequences is that Mariel Hemmingway starts performing in underground political caberets. Hilarity ensuses. I found this at the very wonderful site "CONELRAD"

Adelaide Gothic

Taken in the state Museum.

Friday, April 10, 2009

My Favourite Cookbook

Containing both pineapples and aspic, how could it possibly go wrong?

Thursday, April 9, 2009

My Unhealthy (but Delicious) Lunch

An A.B from from a take-away in North Adelaide.

It is spit-roasted lamb with chips, a mild chilli sauce and garlic dressing. Yum!

Easter Bunnies.

"Happy Easter!" "What?!"

Wipe Down Surfaces For Messy Drinkers. Very important in 1960s Australia

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Sherlock Holmes Investigates Homewares

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Barge Arsed Fridges For Barge Arsed People.

From Kelvinator. Scanned from 'Australian House and Garden' September 1963

Monday, April 6, 2009

Sex Sell.....Bar Heaters?

Insert bad puns about radiant beauties, afterglows,etc,etc, here. From "Australian House and Garden" September 1963. Rescued from the Boatshed Markets.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

A few more pictures for your pleasure and edification....


Finally I got off my arse and started this blog! Now for a test picture... From a "New Idea" Magazine from 1974-making mittens and matching boots for your man!