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Bodgies and Widgies

I was talking to my Mother and she began to tell me about the Bodgies and Widgies youth culture from the 1950s. My dad was a Bodgie and she was a Widgie. It sounded really interesting so I had to investigate it further. Bodgies and Widgies were a youth subculture that existed in Australia ­č玭čç║… Continue reading Bodgies and Widgies

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Bag a Barsony

My latest obsession is with the Barsony Lamp. I love the look of the lady figurine and the shades are gorgeous! Above: Barsony lamp Below: a Barsony lamp collection I'm about to purchase my first Barsony lamp! Barsony Ceramics was an Australian company in production from the 1950's to 2005. They boomed in popularity from… Continue reading Bag a Barsony

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Spooky Celebration­čĹ╗

Last weekend Doughbox Diner held a 50s Halloween with staff & diners dressing up in scary Halloween outfits. Above: Doughbox Diner Instagram The diner was decorated extra special for Halloween and it had a special mix of 1950s Halloween music. The whole atmosphere was so enjoyable!! Each table also had spiderweb tablecloths. Above: the Diner's… Continue reading Spooky Celebration­čĹ╗

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A Retro Girl Living in a Modern World

Women in the 50s had many roles. They may work outside of the home and inside the home. They were housewives, mothers, beauticians, hostess, handy man, a decorator, a vet, undergo doctor or dental duties, psychiatry help, financial help & decisions, cleaning, washing and ironing, cooking, taxi driver, support for her parents and numerous other… Continue reading A Retro Girl Living in a Modern World