One of my favourite places to visit when I’m in London – as one does – is the Imperial War Museum. An added attraction being it’s free, which on a cold and wet day makes it a brilliant place to be.
Each time I go I find something different to see, but I always try to do the WWl trench exhibit, which sadly this time was shut for renovations. Maybe they needed to add some extra pongy-sulphur sprayers, or build in some booby traps to further frighten the life out of you as you make your way around, but whatever it was I didn’t get a chance to hear that rumble of bombs and feel… well… to put it bluntly, cheated.
Anyway there were other things to entertain me, and apart from being reported to security for taking photos where I shouldn’t have been – I swear I did not see the signs – I had a great war time meal of macaroni cheese served on a tin plate and a good old piece of cake that really did taste as if it was a relic of both wars.
But the one thing that really made me roar was the selection of postcards depicting war time slogans, of which many were really quite rude about women. How the gals of the time didn’t knock the cigar out of old Churchill’s smug mug is beyond me.
Take a look at these few and let me know what you think. My favourite must surely be the children, not only are they adorable, but more so because the slogan is just so wrong.