Saturday, January 31, 2015

"Food from the trenches"

1. "Food from the trenches" (Saturday 31 January 2015):
A demonstration by Cumbrian based chef John Crouch
2. "Food from the trenches":
[Ingredients, recipes and utensils used in the demonstration]

3. The Beacon Museum, Whitehaven
(Which held the "Food from the trenches" exhibition)
Permanent exhibits include local WW1 and WW2 stories
4. A story about the WW2 Prime Minister Winston Churchill:
The saving of 'Young Winston' during the Boer War
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Thursday, January 29, 2015

The French wartime magazine 'Marie Claire'

1. A wartime front cover of the French magazine 'Marie Claire'
[Edition No. 156 dated 23 February 1940]
2. One of Marie Claire's thrifty wartime fashion tips:
Transforming a winter hat into the latest 'chic' fashion 
3. Marie Claire's latest story of the Hollywood stars of 1940:
The selection of Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara
in David O. Selznick's 'Gone with the Wind'.
4. Marie Claire's review of the latest film releases of 1940:
A mixture of Hollywood and French films
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