Changes in our Time

I arrived in the middle of the last century and grew up against the recently ended WW2, with ration books and a slowly emerging world of useful things for around the house. I have soft memories of having our first black and white TV just in time for the Coronation, of listening illicitly to Radio Caroline, the first ‘private’ radio station, under the bedclothes after lights out, this on an early transistor radio.

I see a Timeline, say the last 120 years or so. Before that things changed fairly slowly by comparison. I heard once that NASA recorded every new invention and that suddenly they couldn’t keep up! No idea of the truth of this statement, but the idea appealed to me.

There are many areas of huge change in a short time. Let’s take a look at Transport, Financial and Politics, Communications, Technology and Climate change.