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Fitness Classes Through The Decades: 30s To 80s

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As you struggle towards the end of January, and very possibly your annual gym-going journey, we thought we'd remind you how good exercise lovers have ...

What Is The Best Retro TV Show?

The Huffington Post UK | Edward Tew | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

With the much-anticipated appearance of David Beckham on 'Only Fools and Horses' for Sport Relief, it got us thinking - what is the most popular retro...

Nordic Poetry: Turning Old into Gold

Ben Mirza | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Mirza

Nordic Poetry, a vintage brand launching their first flagship store in Boxpark this month, takes the concept of vintage and fashions it into an art form. The story of Nordic Poetry began with one simple idea, as its founder Ameli explains...

Skate King's Cross & Disco Bistro - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Last week I was very excited to be spending an evening skating at a roller disco and eating burgers. It felt silly and fun and like something I would have done in my teens and not in my 30s, which made it all the more appealing for a Tuesday night after a day in the office.

Super-Stylish Interiors Trends for 2013

Jess Shanahan | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Shanahan

Like anything, the interior design industry has its own trends that come and go. Some of them are influenced by the catwalks but most of them come from beautiful design exhibitions and the practicalities of life.

The Football Throwback

Jack Target | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Sport
Jack Target

Wouldn't it be made better if you can reminisce about the 'good old days' watching teams playing in retro kits? Take last Boxing Day. Wouldn't it have been great to see QPR in their old Rodney Marsh style kits v the Laurie Cunningham West Brom green and yellow away kit?

Review of 'Retro Cakes and Cookies' by Wendy Sweetser

V.C. Linde | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
V.C. Linde

Retro Cakes and Cookies - Wendy Sweetser Cico Books - 2013 Photography: Stuart West Retro Cakes and Cookies contains mainly British and American re...

Margate's Top 10 Award: Cruel Joke or Optimistic Appraisal?

Emily Buchanan | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK
Emily Buchanan

After a series of mysterious fires and the unrelated launch of a mega-mall nearby, Margate turned from beloved tourist destination to ghost town - practically overnight. Despite the efforts of high-street hero Mary Portas and the valiant rejuvenation of the Old Town, Margate continues to reek of recession and disrepair.

Watch: Retro Fresher Welcome Video From 40 Years Ago

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A video has emerged on the internet of a university's fresher welcome video... from 1972. The video was made by the University of Manchester Instit...

Quarantine The Past, Your Generation Didn't Die

William Barns-Graham | Posted 16.10.2012 | Home
William Barns-Graham

Hearing the The Who close the London Olympics closing ceremony last week singing "I hope I die before I get old" I couldn't help but cringe and imagine several millions of people watching wittily remark - "well, that's ironic".

The Lo-Tech Times of Childhood

Helen Spencer | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Spencer

This post is part of a weekly series of 'link-up' Posts which reflect on life's journey, old memories and family stories (see below for more info). W...

Swedish Hasbeens - Better Shoes, for a Better World | An Interview With Founder Emy Blixt

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Style
Akeela Bhattay

I must confess; I am not a fan of the cuspate, six-incher heel. Yes, they look very fetching and yes, they can add a prominent elegance and sometimes ...

Close Up on a Classic Toy - Clackers!!

Helen Spencer | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Spencer

I hope you haven't come here for mind-blowing super-macro photography this week, chaps. You may be disappointed. This is an in-depth delve into the so...

Weekend Shopping: Fashion Conscious Tech Accessories

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

After a series of total tech fails I've finally given in and gone all out for Apple. It's bye bye PC laptop - I will miss your easy backspace key - and HELLO sexy new MacBook Pro.