Woolacombe & Mortehoe, Devon. Guide, 1963

A proper nice little Guide book for Woolacome & Mortehoe from ’63. It’s one of those little books you could flip through all night, chock full of brilliant imagery, ads and comedy period writing.

The front cover is totally ace and has a great image of a lady with a lovely red board (I’m not convinced she is going to use it though, her barnet has just been set!!)

IMG_20171020_201704_688

The book has a lovely chapter on beach cricket that describes how much fun beach cricket can be – no white flannels needed – just gay beach wear on sun-tanned players. How things have changed.

It also has a beautiful piece and image on surfing. Quite rightly stating that all the family will love it! Three miles of waves breaking on the lovely beaches of Woolacombe.

IMG_20171020_201519_168

The book also tells the reader that they can rent boards locally and shows us what a rental shop may look like with a rad little image. A fine book, that is full of great stuff. Wish they still made these now.

IMG_20171020_201845_984

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s