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Episode 29: Miss Sixties Twist

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For the month of June we are taking you on a virtual vintage tour of the world.

Each week you’ll meet someone who is living in vintage life in different countries. You’ll get to hear about their local vintage scene and be inspired by their retro events.

Our first stop is Barcelona, Spain to meet Miss Sixties Twist.
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Episode 27: Dr Colleen Darnell

The Land Rovers are 1970s and the house was built in 1906

Dr Colleen Darnell in Egypt with a 1970’s Land rover in front of a house built in 1906!

So every week on the podcast I nerd out a little. I can’t help it. I get to talk to my people! Those that share a passion for vintage and who have incredible collections or have achieved amazing things.

But this weeks episode pushes my nerdy fan girl to the very edge! This week we aren’t just talking to a beautiful 1920’s dame, you get to meet an Egyptologist with an incredible vintage flare!

Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Dr Colleen Darnell!!!
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Episode 25: Bells Milk Bar

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This week we are taking a virtual tour of Australia’s longest running milk bar.

You might expect it to be based in Sydney or Melbourne but that’s not the case. This piece of history can be found in the remote mining town of Broken Hill.

So pull up a chair and get ready to devour a milkshake at Bells Milk Bar.
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Episode 24: Miss Monique Sweet

Ladies and gentlemen meet Miss Viva Las Vegas 20 – Miss Monique Sweet

In April some of the most incredible women from around the world came together to compete for the title.

And it was a lass from New Zealand who took home the crown.

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Episode 21: La Viola Vixen

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Photo: John Paul Bichard

This week we are off to Berlin to meet an Australian who is ingrained in the German cities burlesque scene.

It was a first date that saw La Viola Vixen first experience the art of burlesque.
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Episode 15: Miss Charlotte Cake

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We are featuring our first international guest on This Retro Life.

It’s something we want to do more of this year, so if you know someone from anywhere in the world we should talk to or you want to know more about their vintage story then let us know! You can email us at hello@thisretrolife.com or drop us a line on our Facebook page.

OK now its time to introduce Miss Charlotte Cake a vintage doll from New Zealand!
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