When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies, by Andy Beckett

Born in 1969, my memories of the 1970s are limited, but I do recall the National Front at their peak; being forced to choose between Arsenal, my local football team, and Spurs, supported by my dad; glue sniffers allegedly controlling the council estates; my parents’ finding punk so totalling incomprehensible; power cuts; and Continue reading