day 5 | a bygone era

2015, Culture, July

let’s go back to 1995.

where giving directions consisted of ‘turn left at the post office, then take the second right after the pub’.

it was the year of toy story, golden eye, casper and jumanji.

these guys…

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UNITED STATES - MAY 09:  SISTER, SISTER - Gallery 10/6/93 Tim Reid, Tamera Mowry, Tia Mowry, Jackee Harry  (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES – MAY 09: SISTER, SISTER – Gallery 10/6/93 Tim Reid, Tamera Mowry, Tia Mowry, Jackee Harry (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)

where rockstar queens mariah carey, janet jackson, alanis morissette and whitney houston ruled the musical airwaves.

it was the driest summer ever recoreded in the uk. and i remember the heat as i turned 10 that summer, i had a BBQ and water fight for my birthday.

1% of the uk population, that’s 600, 000 people, now had internet access.

yahoo was born and eBay went live.

the dvd format was introduced.

if my mum wanted to use the house phone i had to turn off the internet first.

and let’s not forget about the spice girls. because.

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