200 up!

I have now finished the first four boxes of black & white films, so that's 200 done. OK, I've skipped a chunk that are photos of Masque Theatre productions, but that's still quite a lot to have got done in the last year.It seems to me that there have been three phases so far. Phase 1 was "student". The second was "petrolhead", and we're now moving into the third - "family"If there's anyone out there, I hope you've been enjoying it as much as I have.More to follow as and when they're scanned.Simon...
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Aw, ikkums…

I suspect that the reason for the major holiday in 1964 is explained in these photos - offspring #1, born in November 1965 This is the very first photo of him. Four generations I love this one - considering he's only a few weeks old, it's a fabulous expression. "Yes?" There is a card you can get that says "Life would be so much better if only Mother would stop knitting"... And just to prove that I'm not just picking out the less flattering ones... Now, dear brother, how much is it worth not to send a link to this post to your colleagues? I'm sure he never looks at this blog, so he'll never see these ;-) When we get to my arrival, at least I get to choose all flattering shots!...
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Cefalu

In September 1964, the parents went on a 3-week Club Med holiday to Cefalu in Sicily. I believe that it was on a 3 weeks for the price of 2 end of season deal, and they both had to take some unpaid leave to make use of the third week.There's quite a few photos in this post, but it was a substantial holiday.It was a proper straw hut Club Med affairwith communal dining, out in the open air.There are loads of photos of people water-skiing - strangely, quite a few of them appear to be of bikini-clad young ladies...Interesting seas for swimmingAnd this just looks plain dangerous!Nice view for sunsetsAnd we couldn't finish without a nice colour shot of bronzed 1960's types in bikinis, could we? ...
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