Normandy

My parents' holiday in Normandy in 1972. Not entirely sure where each of these is from. The covered market is from a film labelled "Chartres", but a quick bit of googling suggests it could be Lyons-la-Forêt. I think that the bearded monk is standing on the steps of Chartres cathedral. The ruins are probably Jumieges Abbey. And finally one of the Hovercraft coming into Calais....
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London

A couple from one of the big things in London in 1972 - the Tutankhamun exhibition. I was too young and got left behind with the grandparents, while The Brother fell asleep in the queue. And a separate trip in '72, down to stay with my father's sister in West Dulwich. This is me on the train And this is in their garden - we spent many hours on that swing! ...
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Playgroup

Some photos from the playgroup that I used to go to. The lady who ran it was Mrs Chamberlain, and that's about as much as I can remember. I seem to recall something about Mother doing something with the Tufty Club, which taught children about road safety and the Green Cross Code - to my surprise, it still exists! ...
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Goings On At The Canal

A few pics from the Grand Union Canal in August 1971. First up are some shots of proper famous people. The film Running Scared was filmed around Braunston - it was written and directed by David Hemmings (of Blow Up fame) - the only film he wrote and the first one he directed. It starred his wife, Gayle Hunnicutt, and a young and fairly unknown Robert Powell - best known as Jesus, one of The Detectives or that bloke off Casualty, depending on how old you are. And also taken at the canal, a young lady working the lock gates... ...
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