Forties Frugality is Back

We mentioned before that the Imperial War Museum is re-using posters from the Second World War to encourage us into good habits to get through the recession! Following the Twitter feed of Mrs Sew & Sew, the campaign is definitely being noticed!  Sarah Mower, Prêt-à-rapporter: This week: Forties frugality, cardie codes and the new nudes, 14 Apr 2009 More of Interest? My Google Alerts is bringing in the usual run of online stores jumping on the bandwagon and…

Abram Games (b.1914, d.1996)

Abram Games: Maximum Meaning, Minimum Means (Touring Exhibition) I went to this exhibition when it first launched at the Design Museum in 2003... really interesting, and a real chance to get up close and personal with Abram Games' iconic works (including the famous banned "blond bombshell"). I have also met Naomi Games a couple of times, who, a note to those of you who think that all Second World War posters are out of copyright...…

J John: Find True Contentment

Winchester Just 10 (Wed 22nd April) J John, famous entertaining Greek, has come to Winchester! Last night was the first in a series of 10 evenings addressing the 10 Commandments from a modern and applicable perspective. Beautiful music, and regular laughter also accompanied the talks, along with a guest spot from Linvoy Primus. Introducing the Series The 10 Commandments are not an exam "attempt 5", and this series is a chance to give our lives an MoT...…