Monthly Archives: December 2016

Rick Parfitt is Dead

The latest victim of 2016 is Rick Parfitt from Status Quo still one of my favourite bands from the early 70’s Unfortunately remembered by a lot of the media as a coke monster rock star from the 80s Parfitt was, … Continue reading

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Its Christmas ! 

A merry Christmas to the many (??)  Future is Past readers wherever you are in the world and especially to everyone who has taken the time to like or comment on any of the articles. Stay tuned for more 70s … Continue reading

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In The Bleak Midwinter

In 1845 Sir John Franklin mounted an expedition to chart and navigate the Northwest Passage. Potentially a source of glory not to mention financial rewards from trade if indeed the passage could be navigated. Unfortunately Franklin probably picked the worst … Continue reading

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Crumbs from the Captain’s Table

With the release of the Sex Pistols ‘Anarchy in the UK’ the nation was able to increase its portfolio of punk products to ….two.Things were soon going to change, there would be an explosion in the next twelve months but … Continue reading

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You Dirty Sod!

Wednesday evening Dec 1st was when the storm hit. Thames Television programme ‘Today’ meant diddly squat to us in the provinces but in London it was popular family viewing- and remember these were the days when the family really did … Continue reading

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