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For many of us, a new year means a new fitness routine – or...

Gyms and workout classes through the years

While Duchess Kate and Meghan Markle might frequently make the headlines for their fashion triumphs, when...

From bling to blue: A look back at some of the Queen’s Christmas Message outfits through the decades

Though viewers might not have realised it back then, the 70s were a golden...

A look back at the best sitcoms of the 70s

Life in the 1950s, 60s and 70s can sometimes feel very different than the...

Then and now: changes through the years
Step back in time: to 1959

Welcome back to 1959; we were reaching the end of one decade and beginning...

Step back in time: to 1977

Welcome back to the 70s; 1977 marked the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, and all over...

In pictures: 70 years of married life for the Queen

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating 70 years of married life. Here...

How eye make-up has changed through the decades

When you first started wearing make-up, chances are you dabbled with eyeshadow, eyeliner and mascara,...

Hair and fashion trends from the 60s

The 60s was a decade full of eclectic styles and experimental trends. From mod...

November’s theme is: Nostalgia

November is Nostalgia month here at Silversurfers. All month long we’ll be posting new...

Step back in time: to 1955

This is a year marked by shifts in leadership and further advances to home life....

Britain’s oldest brands

Many of the brands we know and love in Britain today are hundreds of...

Step back in time: to 1963

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1963. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1965

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1965. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1970

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1970. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1960

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at life back in...

Step back in time: to 1975

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1975. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1969

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1969. Welcome...

Queen Elizabeth II at 91

The Queen celebrated her 90th birthday last year –  today we’re looking back at memories...

Life on Stamps? David Bowie’s stamp of approval

Forget what they say about stamp collecting. David Bowie First Day Covers bring glitz and...

Toys of the 50s and 60s

From Wi-Fi-enabled video games to sophisticated play sets and lifelike dolls, the toys of...

This Winter is mild compared with 1963!

The winter of 1962–1963 (also known as the Big Freeze of 1963) was one...

Ten signs that you’re definitely old

There’s a certain point in everyone’s experience when they suddenly realise that they’re old...

Step back in time: to 1980

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1980. Life...

Desert Island Discs: the best interviews

It’s hard to believe that Desert Island Discs has been on BBC Radio for...

The Remember Poem

This nostalgic poem takes us back to a earlier time, possibly in our childhood,...

You had to be born in the 50s if you remember …

… playing outside, coal fires and the big freeze For those of us born in...

This Is Your Victory

This extremely poignant poem was written by Teresa Harrison-Best in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of...

I remember

This poignant poem was written by Terry Forster, reminiscing about days gone by …...

When the Milkman brought the bread

This lovely poem is written by Tracey Curtis as she reminisces about the Milkman...

The King

Here is another sentimental poem by Tracey Curtis …. THE KING  We’ve seen so...

When I was a Lad

This poem of reminiscence was written by Terry Forster …   WHEN I WAS...

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