Category Archives: nostalgia

Robert Guillaume: Benson

Robert Guillaume (born Robert Peter Williams; November 30, 1927 – October 24, 2017) was an American actor, known for his role as Isaac Jaffe on Sports Night and as Benson DuBois on the TV-series Soap and the spin-off Benson, as … Continue reading

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Vive la France

Vive la France ! Bon Appétit !

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The Retro Camper Caravan

A travel trailer, camper trailer or caravan is towed behind a road vehicle to provide a place to sleep… It provides the means for people to have their own home on a journey or a vacation, without relying on a … Continue reading

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Irish storytelling revival

An article, by Rory Boland on BBC Travel, tells the story of a possible revival of Irish folk storytelling. The seanchaí were Ireland’s original storytellers, travelling from village to village to tell tales. “Reporters, entertainers and historians” rolled into one. … Continue reading

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The Rotodyne

The BBC Magazine has recently run an article about a remarkable aircraft – the Rotodyne. It was a hybrid between a helicopter and a turbo-prop airplane. There is also an article about it on Wikipedia, and a short one at … Continue reading

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A postcard with humor – old style

Some people collect stamps. Some collect coins. And some collect postcards. Collecting picture postcards even has a name – it is called Deltiology. The postcard above is from a blog-post titled Groans and Grins: Collecting Punny Postcards. The postcard was … Continue reading

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David Bowie

David Bowie, 1947-2016. A great artist.

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