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Old Grannies and Oxford Bags

A lot of things had not yet been discovered in the seventies. There was no Internet, no cell phones and no Ipods. There were also no small sizes. Here was a world — hip and cool in every way — that failed to recognize the needs of the smaller person. I was a hip and cool person in the seventies. I was also small, smaller than the smallest jean size. This meant that, though I WAS cool, I did not look it. When Oxford bags came into fashion my pants were almost as wide around the waist as they were …

Growing Up In The 70s

I'm very lucky to have so many friends that love the 70s and some that have shared their memories with us. It's interesting to see there was little difference between the USA and UK but from reading these stories one thing does come through, technology. It seems to all the people lived through the 70s the technology of today seems to have taken the personal, community spirit out of life. It's taken us years to get this site together so we would love to hear your feedback in the Facebook comment box.

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