Wednesday, 8 April 2015

... to seem beautiful again, and interesting, and modern





















List for a reconstruction of our living room in 1966:

2-piece leatherette suite
Sideboard
Dining Table and Two Chairs
Lampstand and Flowery Shade (in Red and Orange):














A Floor Standing Ashtray
Black and White Television
An open fireplace and hearth with beige tiles
A pouffe
Orange and white plastic standing sewing box
A blue budgie in a standing cage
Display Cabinet with small coloured sherry glasses on a stand
Green and gold flock wallpaper

One of these:














A fancy wall mirror – metal, painted a cream colour
A wooden tea trolley with china tea set on top (just for display) 
A Bush record player on a gold wire record stand.
A 78rpm copy of 'Coronation Scot' by The Sydney Torch Orchestra
A 45rpm single - 'Mr Tambourine Man' by The Byrds
The ceramic Siamese Cat on the windowsill



1 comment:

  1. This links to your theme - tho not this post

    Dan

    http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/17/my-idyllic-council-estate-childhood

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