It’s easy to forget what life was like before central heating and wall-to-wall carpets but a new book called Pass It On: Household Tips From The 1950s offers a trip down memory lane combined with more than 1,000 practical household tips, many of which could still come in handy today.
As Derek John Patrick of the Great War Dundee Commemorative Project writes, few would disagree that 1917 was a significant year.
A rich childhood spent visiting historical sites and places of interest inspired young Derek with a love for the past.
Welcome to the very first of our new series of photographs taken from DC Thomson’s archives. Running on Mondays and Wednesdays we aim to bring you a mix of Courier Country’s people and places, instilling nostalgia and cries of “I remember that!”
The image of a small child gazing through the window as the snow falls softly outside is timeless, just as the joy that Christmas brings echoes through the years.
At one minute past midnight on October 21 1956, Dundee’s last tram made its final journey, drawing a chapter of Dundee’s transport history to an emotional end .