Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Nostalgia and its discontents*

The occasion - my sister's wedding back in late 1978 (we ourselves were married in February of that year). Clare was pregnant. What was my excuse for looking like a refugee from a second-rate rock band?

The author and his wife c. 1978

Now that nostalgia for the nineteen seventies and eighties is back in fashion, it's good to be reminded of how it really was ...

* Here's the reference.