Posts tagged with Nostalgia

Nostalgia for the Future

Sameshima - Portsmouth motors

If you are feeling nostalgic you are probably sentimentally yearning for a period in the past – for a happy, simpler time. But the past often thinks about the future, and its sometimes naïve and romantic imaginations can make you feel nostalgic too. Here’s Bernard Roundhill 1956 vision of Auckland in the year 2000. How we loved transport… Read more »

Jemima’s tangled tale

It’s great that folks are interested in the Play School toys. This week they’re some of the most viewed objects in Collections Online. I’ve also loved the way Invercargill is having a debate on where the clock should be. Read stuff story on the clock I’ll stay out of that, but I’ve been finding out how the toys… Read more »

Reconstructing Play School online

Invercargill Public Library has the clock, Te Papa has the toys, and NZ On Screen has the video!   News today on the Stuff website that the clock from the New Zealand version of Play School has been found ‘languishing in storage’. Check out the Play School clock on Stuff .   Over the past few weeks a… Read more »