Tags » 1980s

Rust in peace: Jaguar XJ-S

The Jaguar XJ-S is a car that we’re always a little surprised to find in a self-service junkyard. In 1989, a brand new XJ-S coupe cost $47,000 and a XJ-S convertible retailed for a whopping $56,000, making it the most expensive Jaguar sold in the United States at the time. 163 more words


Cinema Paradiso


Review: A filmmaker looks back on his childhood.
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Actors: Philippe Noiret, Antonella Attili, Marco Leonardi and Salvatore Cascio
Year: 1988… 217 more words


1982: The East London Gay Community is in full swing

Whilst in the archives, I came across a cheery set of pamphlets from the East London Gay Community – a group whose primary aim seems to be socialising, not politics. 390 more words

Phil Friday: I Don't Care That Phil Collins Missed Anymore

Philip David Charles Collins was born in Chiswick, Hounslow, on 30 January 1951, the son of Winifred, a theatrical agent, and Greville Collins, an insurance agent. 240 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

Throwback Friday - It's Potty Time

Due to technical difficulties, I was unable to complete yesterday’s Throwback Thursday (look for it next Thursday…)

So I hereby present a special Throwback Friday, to 1981, where a one-year-old me was already learning to multitask. 467 more words

Childhood Memories

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

*. “Inspired by a true story.” That’s one way of putting it. It’s actually based on a non-fiction book by Wade Davis that looked into a supposed case of zombification in Haiti, suggesting that it might have been caused by the use of drugs. 375 more words