Tuesday, January 1

Photos Comparing 2013 With 1913

1913 cartoon - don't be superstitious

Don't be superstitious says this New Year 1913 cartoon, not that we are of course. We're the generation who overcome the apocalypse of the 21st of December 2012. We are the survivors. Let's go out and show the world what we are made of - as we have so much to be thankful for.

Mayan end of the world cartoon

Nowadays we drive better cars ...

... us men have learnt to read newspapers ...

1913 m3n with nespapers on their head

... and women have the vote.

1913 women suffragettes

In 2013 we have bigger shops and stores and not just for toilets ...


...and technology is better today ...

1913 camera advert

... but, there again, house prices were much less ...

1913 House price and adverty

... and Reading Football Club are in the Premiership (just!)

1913 Reading Football Team

But what the heck, it's no good looking to the past so ...

Other Looking Back Posts:
The Odd Comparisons Between 1912 And 2012
Ephemeral That Makes Up A Life And Is Easy Forgotten
Titanic Pictures, Posts And Stories

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  1. Great pictures! Happy 2013!

  2. Your top picture inspired a whole rambling post for me on the numbers 19 & 13.
    So I don't know whether to thank you,or curse you Mike,for the waste of those few hours of my life.-)

  3. Happy 2013, hope all your dreams (at least the ones you can tell us about) come true.

  4. Happy New Year, Mike!

  5. a happy and healthy new year to you mike

  6. Love the pics! Happy 2013!