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Caught on camera: 150 years of life in Britain

An ice cream vendor and his customers on the streets of London, 3 January 1921

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summer traditions

It's good to be happy... remember when the sound of an ice cream truck could send you into a conniption fit of euphoria?

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Public information adverts - Joe & Petunia ( Coastguard info ad) Joe sees a man drowning but Petunia only has eyes for the Lifeguard. Loved these films, classy and they did what they were supposed to.

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House Tour: inside a Victorian collector's cottage

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Vintage Ministry of Food posters

Vintage Ministry of Food posters - Telegraph Vintage Ministry of Food posters -A new exhibition at London's Imperial War Museum (Feb 12 to Jan 3 2011) pays tribute to a nation's creativity and resourcefulness in the face of wartime – and peacetime – food rationing. Here is some of the eye-catching British Government propaganda used on the 'Kitchen Front' during that time.

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Children are eating carrots on sticks, instead of ice creams, because of wartime rationing. BBC - Primary History - World War 2 - Children at war

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City Break to Krakow, Poland

Poland Travel Inspiration - Thinking of visiting Krakow on your next vacation to Europe then why not check out my handy travel guide to Krakow which is perfect for a 3 night city break in Krakow; home to a beautiful castle, the best ice cream you will ever eat and copious amounts of history - this European city will surprise you. Click the link to read more Krakow Travel Tips plus where to find yummy gluten free food while on holiday.

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