Bowling has been around throughout history but it seems to have an association with the late 1950s. This is probably due to its great popularity with teenagers during this era. Bowling is a fun and a simple recreational pastime! Some people bowl professionally in sporting tournaments. Professional bowling tournaments were quite popular in the late… Continue reading How we roll….
The 'lost pinup girl' was named Hilda. She was considered controversial, and was the creation of artist, Duane Bryers. Duane Bryers (1911-2011) was an American illustrator, artist, sculptor and created pinup artist. He was known for his watercolours of playful female pinups, but remains most famous for his reoccurring artwork of Hilda. Duane Bryers Hilda… Continue reading Lost Pinup Girl
I recently hosted a 1950's style BBQ and invited some friends. Let me tell you how I went about preparing for my 1950s themed event! Image 1 Firstly, the dress code was 1950s style. This made for excellent themed photos and great memories! The men dressed in jeans with rockabilly shirts or t-shirts. They rocked… Continue reading You’re invited to a 1950’s BBQ!
On Saturday, my friends and I went to the Tiki Safari held by Barfly Promotions, the makers of the Sydney Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market at The Factory Theatre in Marrickville. The Factory Theatre Marrickville It was a fantastic afternoon and night! The event is held annually at the Factory Theatre, however it was… Continue reading Tiki Safari
You don't need big bucks to get fit! Women in the 1950's proved this. Women did not strive to go to the gym to stay fit like we do today, as they walked the kids to school, walked to supermarkets, carried heavy vacuums and other household appliances and many other manual tasks. With our modern… Continue reading The Secret to Women’s Exercise Routine in the 1950’s
The first Sydney Mardi Gras was in 1978, celebrating "out of the bars and into the streets" that gays were allowed to be themselves and not discriminated against. Protesters were met by police and the event turned into a riot. It was heart wrenching to see the re-enactment on the tv show Riot. 1978 Sydney… Continue reading 40 Year Celebration!
So when midnight came on Sunday 31st of December 2017, everyone will celebrate the start of a new year and all the exciting adventures waiting to be experienced! New Year Celebrations So each new year we make New Years resolutions that we don't always keep. Well in 2017, I managed to achieve half of my… Continue reading New Year……New Beginning!
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 Celebration👻