11467_top2I’m TidiousTed and I run this blog. I post about things that interests me, mainly retro and vintage oriented stuff, things that makes me laugh or whatever tickles my fancy at the moment. Enjoy your stay and it would be nice if you rated a post or two or maybe a page while you’re here and maybe hit that “Like” thingie from time to time. And, oh yeah, a comment or two would be very welcome as well.


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Waterman 100 years pen, 1942. Guaranteed for a Century, the streamline model was launched x-mas 1939. Colours: forest green, burgundy, navy and black – Designed by John Vassos

It will not surprise regular visitors to hear that I count fountain pens among my many collections. What might surprise you is that my burgundy Waterman 100 years pen from 1944 is still working perfectly. It has only another 30 years to keep its promise – Ted 

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In case your TV should suddenly simply call it a day and decide to hibernate and you’re left sitting staring at a dull grey soundless screen, here’s a little something to keep you occupied while you wait for the repair man to arrive. If you combine it with yesterday’s 30 shots it should turn out to be quite an entertaining evening after all – Ted

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Sandy Lyden, a stripper by profession, has become the prize pet of London’s bored businessmen, because of a racy routine in which img_003she shows how a Girl Friday could keep an office buzzing all week long!

London where many mini-clubs offer strip acts both day and night, Sandy is one of the daytime disrobers, and she devised this bit as an appetizer to go with businessman’s lunch.

Read the whole article and see
the naughty pictures HERE

Warning: Nudity do occur in this article. If you are under age or live in a country where watching images of nude women for some reason  is against the law  I take no responsibility if you click the link above. In other words you’re flying solo from here on – Ted ;-)

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Note: Old rumours has it that Alfred Nobel’s wife had a lover who was a mathematician so Nobel decided that he would not include mathematics among his prizes. So the naughty lady’s question was in fact a trick question – Ted ;-)


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Antonella Lualdi
(born on 6 July 1931 in Beirut, Lebanon) is an Italian actress and singer. She appeared in many Italian and French films in the 1950s and 1960s, notably in Claude Autant-Lara‘s film Le rouge et le noir in 1954, opposite Gérard Philipe.


She was born Antonietta De Pascale in Beirut, Lebanon to an Italian father and a Greek mother, and grew up fluent in Arabic, French and Italian. She began her career in 1949, after having won a contest for new talents of the cinema magazine Hollywood, in which she was presented as "Signorina X" ("Madam X"), inviting the readers to choose her stage name.


After having starred with him in several films, she married Italian actor Franco Interlenghi in 1955; the couple had two daughters, Stella and Antonellina, the later also an actress.


In 1974 she debuted in France as a singer with some success and critical appreciation, then she also debuted on stage with the comedy Le Moulin de la Gallette, with which she toured across several European countries.



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