Gorgeous Gussie

Yesterday on the news I heard that American born Gussie Moran had died at the age of 89 years. In 1949 she brought the game of tennis into disrepute by wearing ruffled, lace trimmed knickers which became visible during the Wimbledon tournament. It was declared to be vulgar and sinful! That year I would have … Continue reading Gorgeous Gussie


As I like gothic cathedrals and libraries and modern architecture, The John Rylands Library in Manchester combines all entities.  This visit was part of a day trip organised by Congleton u3a Museum group. 7 of us met at Congleton train station to travel into Picadilly station followed by a short bus journey on the Metroshuttle bus to the … Continue reading A HALLOWED LIBRARY