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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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Glen A. Larson – A Tribute

Glen A. Larson – A Tribute

I was very sad to hear a few hours ago that Glen A. Larson, the legendary TV producer, had passed away due to esophageal cancer aged 77. Some people are just synonymous with a genre, and when you think of quality 70s and 80s TV…

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