Nineteen Nostalgic things from the Nineteen Forties.
5. Make Up
6. Hair Styles
9. Wartime Women Operators
During WWII many women had to take on the jobs that men would have ordinarily have done. The first group of seven women took on work as engineers on June 30th 1940 and by the end of 1942, there were 500 women operators, working for the BBC.
I claim to know nothing about cars; not knowing the carburetter from the clutch but these cars, I love. I would happily trade in my brand new car for one of these automobiles...
Peggy's Antiquated 1940's Recipes
This sauce is served with baked ham.
Cut half a slice of raw, lean ham into very small dice; pour 1 cup of champagne over the diced ham and simmer gently for 10 minutes; add 1/4 c of seedless raisins that have been washed and drained; Thicken to desired consistency with arrowroot that has been moistened, add a small pat of butter and just before serving add 1/4 c of champagne to pep up the flavor.
15. George Formby
16. Allo Allo.
I ♥ Officer Crabtree....Good Moaning
17. Dad's Army
18. Street Parties
19. Sweet shops
And something sweet to end with...
Speaking of sweets, I'm might just pop off to Hope and Greenwood to buy some strawberry bon bons...and maybe some flying saucers and a few liquorish all sorts, cola bottles, milk bottles....