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TALES OF A TEENAGE MOD

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Wednesday, 22 April 2020 11:21

Seersucker - The Milk and Sugar of Cool Fabric

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The name seersucker is said to originate from the Persian words shîr and shakar, which translates to “milk and sugar”. This most likely references the smooth and bumpy texture of the fabric, as well as evidencing the origin and popularity of the fabric in the Middle East - just like the popularity of the Madras fabric during the British Colonial era.

Thursday, 16 April 2020 09:41

A Tailored History of Madras – Check It Out...

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Many of us who are into the Mod scene appreciate what is termed as Madras. From, shirts to jackets, to shorts and trousers, any discerning Mod, Modernist, Ivy League fan, or stylish geezer should own something that is a summer staple among the stylish. Here is a short history of how Madras became popular in the Western world.

‘It was fifty years ago today, Paul called it a day. ‘

10th April 1970 - The Beatles Break Up Official announcement made by Paul with the press release of his album "McCartney". This footage shows fans' reaction to the news about The Beatles break up. Interesting to listen who is blamed by them for causing the band's split

Thursday, 09 April 2020 11:12

The Sardinian Fairy Tale - (Il Favola Sarda)

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50 years ago, on the 12th April 1970, a seismic event happened in the world of Italian football. A party broke out on the beach bars along the Poetto, cars sped around deliriously honcking their horns, people jumped into fountains. At the end of every football season there are similar celebrations, but this was different – this was Cagliari.

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 10:14

Does Betting Make Sports More Interesting?

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Both men and women around the world love sports, whether playing them or watching them. With such a range of options, from football to tennis and from golf to basketball, there’s something for everyone out there. However, there’s a debate about whether or not betting can make sports even more interesting.

Another national treasure has been taken. Honor Blackman, was a woman that many men and women of a certain age admired. Today April 6th, 2020, we were informed by the media that she had died of natural causes at the age of 94. For fans of shows like The Avengers, and the famous James Bond installment, Goldfinger, her passing is one that will be felt keenly. Her roles as Cathy Gale and Pussy Galore are ones that are deeply enshrined in the history of British Television, and Cinema. She was also a stage actress and a singer.

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