We get it in the local library. it's rather refreshing and unusual to see a publication that never mentions iPhones, the Premier League, John Terry, Rihanna, Hip Hop,50 Shades of Grey, Top Gear, Botox,the Kardashians, Jeggings, Trainers or Hoodies, Paedophilia, the IMF,Boob jobs,Brangelina,Thrash Metal, Oprah and TOWIE.
I used to see it in my grandparents house and when we were of a certain age, the scorn we heaped on it was something to behold.
Fast forward a long time and I find my Dad is buying it and I'm again flicking through it but with a much kinder eye now. My mother always checks out the song lyrics and she can link most of them to friends and family who would have done them as party pieces, or where she might have been dancing when they were out etc
My son and husband get the old copies and read Owens corner (the childrens pages) together. It probably won't be too long before my son will be too old and will heap scorn on it too.
I can't see myself ever buying it but when I'm of a certain age who knows? It seems to have brought pleasure to many , many elderly people who aren't really catered for in mainstream magazine publications.
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