A nostalgic look back to what it was like when we had outside toilets and guzunders aka pee pot or p**s pot. I am glad that I have indoor plumbing and running hot water now .
Being brought up in a working class area in the 40s & 50s. This article looks at what it was like to bathe in an old tin bath and the work it involved
This article looks at how we are demonizing the poor and the homeless, so we don't feel guilty when we use Draconian measures against them
This hub is about ordinary working class families in the 1940's & 50s when the only indoor plumbing was a cold water tap in the scullery and that is where they got washed
What kind of man does not send a Valentine's day card to his loved one? Does your significant other send you one? If not what do you think about that? Is he not romantic if he doesn't send a card?
Imperial War Museum's ship HMS Belfas moored in London just above Tower Bridge on the River Thames. lots of photographs a video slide show and a video guided tour
This is a look at the life-cycle of the Violet Carpenter bee - Xylocopa Violacea known on the Spanish Costa Blanca as the Mijas bee, The article has many stunning macros of this huge and impressive looking black bee....
Benidorm is a wonderful holiday destination. This hub lets you see why it is so well liked. The hub is enhanced by the use of many great photos that have been used to show Benidorm as it really is.
See the treasures of nature hidden in plain sight. Look at stunning photographs you won't be able to look at the humble dandelion in the same light again. Look through My eyes or rather lense
This is a photographic essay following the river as it meanders through the town and along the way, you will see the wild life, ducks, fish insect macros, along with wild and cultured flowers.
A novice? This easy to follow tutorial is for you because even a novice will have no difficulty following the Step by step instructions. Every click of the mouse is highlighted & illustrated
How to use the Patch tool in PhotoShop - a very basic step by step tutorial. This tutorial will take a beginner through the whole process with clear easy to follow instructions. Each step you have to do is illustrated...
The Miami Police Museum is a must see place to visit. This article tells of the interesting things that you will find on a visit to this museum. The article has lots of photographs of some of the fun and interesting...
Read all about the Cicada with lots of original photographs. There is a video of its predator the Cicada Killer Wasp with its prey. Also a video by David Attenborough of the life-cycle of the Cicada.
The life-cycle of the Dragonfly with photographs and video footage. An easy to read hub with lots of lovely photographs of these lovely insects. If you are a nature lover you will love this article.
A fascinating town to visit see what Galveston has to offer the tourist. Photographs and videos of some of the many points of interest. There is something here for everyone
The great storm of 1900. the bravery and devotion of the Nuns as they look after the orphans in their care over six thousand people were lost and three thousand six hundred homes destroyed.
It is a way of life almost forgotten that is so different from life today. Read this first hand account of what came after washday see how your grandmother use to cope with her chores.
what wash days were like sixty years ago before there were such things as automatic washing machines. Read this first hand account of what it was like in a working class home in Britain on wash day.
A 1950's childhood remembered the focus being on train sets and train spotting. Both train sets and train spotting were very big in the 1950s most boys would at some point own a train set of some description many...
A first hand account of train travel in the late forties and early fifties as experienced by a young working class child. Also memories recalled of the barrow boys and girls that would meet the trains
This hub is designed to give you a a first hand real tourist’s eye view of the Billy the Kid tourist attraction. It includes photographs, videos, information and an honest account of our experience
The Pine Processionary Moth Caterpillar has poisonous hairs. These hairs are lost as they move around and can cause some very nasty rashes and these can take some time to heal and can be very sore and itchy.When these...
Step by step Tutorial how to selectively color just a part of an image using PhotoShop. Screen capture illustrates where to locate each editing tool on the Photoshop screen. designed for novice user
Join me and my camera looking through a window at a variety of birds and squirrels that come to feed just out side of a window in Virginia. Lots of beautiful photographs of the wildlife outside and the three cats...
How and what to see in Washington DC if you are on a tight budget. See as much as possible for as little as possible. There are photographs included in this article. We had a great visit on the cheap.
Find out what the children took with them when they were evacuated see how much the host families got paid for each evacuee that they took in. Watch an evacuee telling his story to his grandson.
Bonfire Night was a big event in the lives of a working class children back in the 1950s. A first-hand account of how we celebrated it, who Guy Fawkes was, and why his effigy is still burned
This article is a first hand account of working class life back in the 1940s. Ordinary life carried on even in the War years and this article lets you take a peek into what life was like back then.
Looking at Shoshone Falls through the lens of my camera and the eyes of a real tourist. This hub is not trying to sell you anything just share a real experience of this amazing place of natural beauty that is well worth...
A fascinating first hand account of working class life in 1940s and 50's which give you a real insight into a lifestyle that has all but disappeared. This article is full of the kind of things that never make it into...
This fascinating article looks at how you can spoil your holiday if you focus on the wrong thing. This is the same for life in general so read about the life lesson one holiday taught me. It is a lesson that if you pay...
My choice to be a stay at home mum affected the lives of my children. So the only ones qualified to answer this question are my grown children. In her own words unedited by me is my daughter's answer
This looks at whether the choice I made to be a stay at home mum looking after my children was worth it or not. It looks at the benefits and the disadvantages of being a stay at home mum.
As a working class mum in Britain in the early 1970's I made the choice to be a stay at home mum. Find out why I made that choice and what it was like to be a stay at home mum in the early 1970's.
We were so far in debt that we started off every month overdrawn. There seemed no way out. This article tells you how we turned that situation around and became debt free.
See how easy it was for a family of four to go from just managing to keep their heads above water to drowning in a sea of debts in a relatively short time.
Come and explore the picturesque mountain village of Guadalest through the stunning photographs of the Hub's author and read all about the different attractions that are there to see and it is written in an easy to read...
Beautiful photographs of this stunning historic mountain village. Read what there is to see at Guadalest besides the awesome scenery and why this is the most photographed village in Spain.
Working class life in England in the 1930's. What life was like for a typical working class family in Birkenhead during the 1930's.
The auditions of some of the best acts in the Britain's Got Talent show including the three acts that get through to the finals. The talent showcased on this show is incredibly and each video is well worth watching.
Taking and holding on to an offence can have serious consequences for the person who is holding onto it. Find out what some of those consequences are, in your own life caused by holding on.
This story of incest is written from the perspective of a child born as a result of incest. Today I doubt that a twelve-year-old girl would have gone full term but this was the 1940’s.
In the 1940s and early 50s we were brought up and disciplined quite differently to the way that most children are today. This hub allows you to take a peek at how one working class mum did it.
In March1967 I got married to my husband Malcolm who was a Petty Officer in Her Majesty’s Royal Navy. Just three and a half months later Malcolm and I flew out to Singapore on a married accompanied posting. ...
This is the story of a remarkable woman born when Queen Victoria was still on the throne. It tells of life back in the early 1900s and the hardships of raising a family of ten children in a two bedroomed house in...
Villajoyosa's Moors and Christians fiesta is one of the best in Spain. There is a sea battle which takes place just before dawn watch my the video of the battle and be impressed
Easter in Villajoyosa is like stepping back to the time of Spanish Inquisition, come across one of the many procession during Holy Week, and you get a taste of history lots video & photos