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Archive for the ‘Everyday People’ Category

  • Street Football – Can I Kick It?

    • 11428 Views • 1990s, Everyday People, SportComments Off on Street Football – Can I Kick It?

    Does anything beat a good game of footy with your mates? Yes, I hear the female population reply….. Anyway, we were going to start with the old jumpers for goal posts routine but thought better of it&#...

  • Takin’ It To The Streets

    • 5387 Views • Everyday People, FoodComments Off on Takin’ It To The Streets

    Street food is really ready to eat food, sold in the street or similar public places, like a market etc, usually by a hawker or vendor, and from a portable stall. Countries and regions vary on their favourites, and to get to really know a place on your...

  • Haight Street Hippies of Sixty Seven

    • 18742 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Everyday People, Photographers, Youth CultureComments Off on Haight Street Hippies of Sixty Seven

    Our recent feature on Beatniks traced the evolution from beatniks to hippies and dwelled briefly on the early hippies in 1967 San Francisco. The term was first coined in 1965 by San Francisco journalist Michael Fallon to describe some of the beatniks who had...

  • Late Sixties London

    • 17802 Views • 1960s, Everyday PeopleComments Off on Late Sixties London

    Statistically – if you hang around Carnaby street long enough,the chances are you will get vox-popped by a roving TV reporter or stopped by a canvasser. Before the days of being interviewed by a Channel 5 researcher asking what your favourite colour...

  • It Ain’t Nothing But A House Party

    • 8417 Views • 1970s, Everyday PeopleComments Off on It Ain’t Nothing But A House Party

    If Facebook was around in 1970, the pictures of the party at Wolseley Road would of been all over the hosts page the following day. These fantastic pictures are taken from a set of photos titled “Party, party, party in Wolsleley Road”. Some of...

  • Summer in The City – 1969

    • 9839 Views • 1960s, Everyday People, Fashion, MagazineComments Off on Summer in The City – 1969

    The Seventies were just around the corner and Canadian singer Bryan Adams had yet to write a song about it. These Summer of 1969 photos from the August issue of Life magazine show a sizzling New York City in the last Summertime of the decade...

  • Hippy High School Fashion

    • 12074 Views • 1960s, Everyday People, Fashion, Youth CultureComments Off on Hippy High School Fashion

    It’s 1969 and floppy hats, flared trousers and other far out fashions are the student attire of the day. These photos from the Life magazine archives were taken by Arthur Schatz. The pictures capture a day in the life of students attending an American...

  • The Streets of London in the Seventies

    • 32511 Views • 1970s, Architecture, Everyday PeopleComments Off on The Streets of London in the Seventies

    Here we head to the smoke and check out a  great set of London photos from Affendaddys flickr photostream. The pictures were taken around 1976 and are mainly of the West End area of the city including the Berwick Street Market, Oxford Street and in and...

  • It’s Only Teenage Wasteland -Bedroom Wall Posters

    • 18264 Views • 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Everyday PeopleComments Off on It’s Only Teenage Wasteland -Bedroom Wall Posters

    Remember when true loyalty meant rolling up a ball of blu-tack and applying it to four corners of your favourite poster? When you could show your mates how cool and hip you were with your impressive collection of Athena posters? There was a time when our...

  • Eighties Cambridge

    • 12760 Views • 1980s, Architecture, Everyday PeopleComments Off on Eighties Cambridge

    Nice set of photos of the streets of Cambridge in 1982. Click here to visit the photo set on Flickr and see the various shops and pubs as they were in ...