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This retro site exposes the biggest magic tricks of the 80s

This retro site exposes the biggest magic tricks of the 80s

I’ve always loved magic. I’m the kind of person, like a lot of us, that is always trying to catch the magician out. Trying to work out how they did the illusion. Magicians are tricksters and I’ve always wanted to try to unravel the tricksters….

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Display and storage tips

Display and storage tips

One thing that always ends up being a challenge to any adult collector is storage space. Money obviously is a big factor too but there’s always ways to get some stuff really cheaply from car boot sales or charity shops etc. But, unless you live…

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Why I Love Collecting TV and Movie Books from the 80s

Why I Love Collecting TV and Movie Books from the 80s

I recently discovered Invaluable.com, which is a great site for browsing items to add to your own retro collectibles and memorabilia, and it made me want to write a piece about some of my collections. My retro collection is pretty eclectic, I have to say….

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My immersive Star Wars Secret Cinema experience

My immersive Star Wars Secret Cinema experience

I can now finally upload this blog post about the Star Wars Secret Cinema because it is no longer secret. After 5 months of non stop shows it’s now done and the unofficial blogging embargo has been lifted. I’m writing this right after the event…

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What I Would Want in my Retro Man Crate

What I Would Want in my Retro Man Crate

I was recently asked by Man Crates to write a post about what I would want in my retro man crate. They’ve got some pretty cool gift ideas on their site and a retro one obviously caught my imagination. So here goes with my Top…

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Retromash is 1 year old + Competition!

Retromash is 1 year old + Competition!

Oh how time files. Seems like only yesterday that I pressed the big red button to make Retromash.com live. It was a year ago today. I’m pretty pleased with how the first year has gone. We’ve been on Buzzfeed, been in two national UK newspapers…

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You have to check out these Awesome 80s Bedrooms posts by Shawn Robare

You have to check out these Awesome 80s Bedrooms posts by Shawn Robare

A lot of you may already be aware of these awesome posts, but a new one was posted yesterday so I thought I would just write a quick piece about how great they are in case you hadn’t seen them. Shawn Robare is becoming a…

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Carnoisseur – very cool archive of 80s car catalogues

Carnoisseur – very cool archive of 80s car catalogues

I recently came across this awesome archive of a cool car catalogue. Carnoisseur is a car accessory retailer that started life in 1979, and published their first catalogue in 1981. They are still going strong, selling a range of performance and styling car accessories online…

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David Hasselhoff as Captain Hook in panto in Southend

David Hasselhoff as Captain Hook in panto in Southend

Yesterday I was pretty excited to take our kids to go see David Hasselhoff playing Captain Hook in the Peter Pan pantomime at my local theatre. But, let’s just backtrack for a minute for my American friends… Just what exactly is a pantomime? A pantomime…

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Celebrate December with the Retromash Advent Calendar

Celebrate December with the Retromash Advent Calendar

I was wondering what I could do around Christmas on the blog that was a bit special, so I decided to make a Retromash Advent Calendar. Each day you will get an absolute gem straight from the pages of the Argos Catalogues. Something that you…

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