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Steve Haywood
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Reader, Writer, Board Gamer, Science & History Buff
Reader, Writer, Board Gamer, Science & History Buff

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Continuing my Retro Files project, now up to 1972. Here's my look at the top books of 1972. There's some one's you'll have heard of here, and some interesting ones you probably won't have!

http://www.inkypages.co.uk/books-1972/
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Put your feet up, grab a cuppa and see the top TV shows of 1971.

Part of my Retro Files look at the films, tv, music, games and more from yesteryear - http://www.inkypages.co.uk/retro-files/
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1970 in Music...
There was a lot of good music in 1970 (I suspect in reality there was a lot of good music coming out in just about any year you could mention). The real question is where to start - do you look at bestselling singles, or Albums, UK, USA or elsewhere? What a...
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1970 in Books
So what were the bestselling books of 1970? Well number one will be familiar to anyone who has read my 1970 at the Movies article - Love Story by Erich Segal. It must be one hell of a good story to make it to number one in books and the movies! Other books ...
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TV in 1970 - Part 2: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, UFO & more
Following on from a look at what was on TV on a particular day - 6th August 1970 - in this post I'm looking at some popular television shows that first aired in 1970. For this year, there doesn't appear to be many major shows that started up, though do tell...
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1970 - What's on the box?
Following on from my look at 1970 in the movies, it's now time to see what was on TV in 1970. I'll take a look at popular TV series that started in 1970 in the next few days, but first, what were people watching on television today in 1970? Today as I'm wri...
1970 - What's on the box?
1970 - What's on the box?
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1970 - At the movies
In 1970, there were only 3 television channels in the UK, and consumer video players/recorders had yet to put in an appearance so to watch movies, so apart from the occasional film on television, going to the cinema was the only real choice for movie lovers...
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A Retro Project
This is a little project I've had in my mind for a while. I do like my history but this can get a bit heavy, and I wanted something a little lighter and more fun. So I thought I'd start a bit of a cultural history project. Rather than politicians and soldie...
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Review of 'My Antonia' by Willa Cather
'My Antonia' by Willa Cather is a story set in the early years of the 20th century in the prairie plains of Nebraska. The book is notionally the third in the author's Prairie Trilogy, but as far as I can tell the only connection is they share a theme and ge...
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US States Reading Challenge
Some of the books to read soon... I do like my reading challenges, and when I came across an article called The Most Famous Book Set in Every State (of America)  I thought this would be the basis for a really fun challenge. I'm not American, I do like the c...
US States Reading Challenge
US States Reading Challenge
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