photo, taken with the familyís well-travelled Box Brownie, paints a vivid
picture of how life was so very different 60 years ago Ė particularly
peopleís style of dress.
of my aunties and me on the ferry is striking for the outfit of the
unknown biker on the left. Not for him todayís lycra tight-fitting, trendy
cycling gear, helmet, gloves and elbow pads, showing off his bulging
thighs and calf muscles.
with a pair of un-ironed khaki shorts and woollen socks at his ankles,
displaying his much less well-developed legs. The only thing slick about
him is his Brylcreemed hair style.
think his bike had too many gears, if any. Iím sure someone will be able
to tell us what year and model it is."
Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland,
April 19, 2007