Archive for March, 2012

Post-War (Late 1940’s) Fashion — Dress Designs for Awakening Love

March 25, 2012

A new video for my novel, Awakening Love

These are drawings I did when I had just turned sixteen in the late 1940’s. I found them in an old folder up in the attic. The pictures are elsewhere on this web site but not put together to form a video. Nice to have music background too. (Click on ‘A new video‘‚ if this video does not work for you.

Awakening Love is the first book of my Love by Design trilogy. (PLEASE NOTE, THE WHOLE TRILOGY PLUS SMOULDERING EMBERS, WILL NOW BE PUBLISHED BY TURQUOISE MORNING PRESS. THE CHANGE WILL TAKE PLACE LATER THIS MONTH (SEPT) OR SOON AFTER. VISIT THE SITE TO SEE THE BOOKS THEY PUBLISH

The video is designed and produced by Dare Empire Media

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Billy’s Triumph

March 2, 2012

BILLY’S TRIUMPH

 

Billy rides his Roadster — Rocket III and Phantom Black

Three-cylinder 2.294 — Around the metal track.

Whaay! yell all the watchers as Billy’s bike speeds past,

Each one of them is deafened by the gusty exhaust’s blast.

 

He stops at filling stations to preen himself and pose

By his mean and moody Roadster, with hand on petrol hose.

Clothed in tight black leather, hair tufted with black gel,

Carrying visored helmet, he’s a warrior from hell.

 

Billy loves the wildness of a rugged mountain track

He’s game for any danger his Triumph will attack.

He leaps o’er bridge and water, skirts boulders great and small,

At crags he does not falter — the Rocket’s got it all.

 

Alas for poor wild Billy, while yelling loud yipees

He’s scuppered by a rival tup on Wasdale’s deadly screes.

Billy and his Roadster now face a watery grave

Fans dive into deep water… which do you think they’ll save?

 

G B Hobson