Blue passports

For more than 70 years, a 32-page passport with a dark blue cover, with the lion and unicorn crest in gold was the identification UK citizens needed to leave their island. After Brexit, one of the most urgent and vital questions remained: Could the blue passport come back?

The spirit duplicator

Remember those fuzzy school handouts in purple? The ones that came with the complimentary side-effect of a hangover? Sadly gone. Geography lessons will never be the same.

The Listener

Published by the BBC, the main aim of The Listener was to disseminate talks and lectures broadcast by the BBC. The title of the magazine reflects the fact that, at the time, you had to listen to the BBC because it only broadcast on the radio.

The Yellow Pages

This month marks the gradual demise of the printed Yellow Pages. Will you keep your last edition as a souvenir copy? Or as a handy back-up for when the entire internet is down and you need a plumber?