Dedications: My four late friends Rory, Stan, Bryan, Jeff - shine on you crazy diamonds, they would have blogged too. Then theres Garry from Brisbane, Franco in Milan, Mike now in S.F. / my '60s-'80s gang: Ned & Joseph in Ireland; in England: Frank, Des, Guy, Clive, Joe & Joe, Ian, Ivan, Nick, David, Les, Stewart, the 3 Michaels / Catriona, Sally, Monica, Jean, Ella, Anne, Candie / and now: Daryl in N.Y., Jerry, John, Colin, Martin and Donal.

Friday, 29 August 2014

For the weekend 3

A blast from the past: 1960s CORONATION STREET, Britain's longest runnng soap (it began in that seminal year 1960), and its still going now with great characters and story lines. Here's veteran battle-axe Ena Sharples (Violet Carson) having a slight argument with the brassy Elsie Tanner (Pat Phoenix). Its those early '60s in aspic ....


  1. I used that as my Wordless Wednesday this week. It such a great image, says so much and looks so fabulous

  2. Indeed, for those of us who remember those 60s black and white Corries ... its the only soap I bother with now.