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Unfortunate advertisements in old Australian cookbooks – No. 1

7 Nov

In the 1921 edition of this book:

P.W.M.U Cookery Book of Victoria 1921

We find this:

Kiwi advertisement in PWMU Cookery Book of Victoria

Look out for more of these in this irregular new series…


Why drink espresso when you can wear it?

8 Nov

With “real coffee aroma” in every lipstick, we can’t understand why Max Factor’s Cafe Espresso Lipcolor range is no longer around…

Max Factor Cafe Espresso Lipstick


“Cafe Espresso Colors.” Australian Women’s Weekly, 13 April 1960, p 27.