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T1940 hank you all for letting me join this site, I am sure it will be a enjoyable and helpful
Colin Merrell is now a member of 1940s Social Network
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Pete Mcloughlin posted photos
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François Leboeuf liked François Leboeuf's photo
Friday
Steve Roberts commented on Georgie H-B's blog post 40's glamour and perfect hair? What's that?
"You're scaring me!!"
Friday
Georgie H-B commented on Georgie H-B's blog post 40's glamour and perfect hair? What's that?
"Just in case anyone wondered what I meant by being useless with hair see the photo below. No I hadn't had a severe fright. This was the aftermath of Pickering. Bad hair day or what????"
Thursday
Mike Penver liked Georgie H-B's photo
Thursday
Can anyone recommend a good music CD that me & my daughter can learn 40s dancing? Many thanks
Georgie H-B posted photos
Oct 15
Steve Roberts posted photos
Oct 14
Michel Fluiter and Steve Roberts are now friends
Oct 13
David knight and Tony joined 1940s Social Network
Oct 12
Michel Fluiter is now a member of 1940s Social Network
Oct 9
A Quick Fortune’s video was featured
Oct 9
Hi guys!

This is James from the web-series A Quick Fortune. We have just made a 1940s inspired screwball comedy that has just launched on YouTube today. We are relatively new to the world of all things 1940 but we would love to know what you think!

Check us out the 1st episode here...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cua0PwPHpqM
Subscribe if you like it!

And you can follow us on social media on facebook and twitter!

PS (Don't know if that gas cooker is Darrens but its beautiful!)
A Quick Fortune published a video
Oct 9
A Quick Fortune and Site Founder are now friends
Oct 9
Ben Morgan and Neill Lomax are now friends
Oct 8
Georgie H-B commented on Georgie H-B's blog post 40's glamour and perfect hair? What's that?
"Fran,
You always look so lovely, especially your hair. I'm afraid I've given up on mine and had it cut off and permed again. If I can't get it to do what I want then I'm very much prepared to cheat!"
Oct 5
Fran Perry commented on Georgie H-B's blog post 40's glamour and perfect hair? What's that?
"G - After 4 years of re-enacting, I have perfected one hairstyle which i do everytime. All my hair wrapped around a sausage to make a victory roll. It still takes me a good 20 minutes to do that, and quite regularly it doesn't go to plan and I cover it all up with a snood and hat.
Needless to say, I have an appointment with my local vintage hair stylist on Friday morning! If I sleep in a scarf, it normally lasts all weekend!"
Oct 4
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Too many shoes?

My Mum (confronted with yet another dress alteration challenge) has just reminded me that they didn't have a new dress every week in the 1940s. This poses a dilemma, live a more 1940s lifestyle, or continue to expand the 1940s wardrobe? Here is some…

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40's glamour and perfect hair? What's that?

I have to admit that I am not the most girly of women. I have always been more interested in Spitfires and Lancasters than make-up and Hollywood icons (although I am rather smitten with Gene Kelly). However, every now and then I go to an event…

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40's Dances

Does anyone else have the same issue I have regarding dances? I can't dance. That is, I can't jive, foxtrot, quick step or waltz. I can manage a Gay Gordon, voleta, jive barn dance and the other social dances, but so many of these events only…

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Red Cross Uniform

The photographs I have attached Georgie HB has kindly offered to have a look to see if The Red Cross Uniform is suitable for the 1940s, many thanks Anita Hale……

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