The Guardian

“If you could replicate Mr Benn’s fancy dress shop on the internet, a place where every visit would turn up something new and discombobulating (but not too much), that website would be a lot like this. Essentially an emporium of retro treasure, author Chris Wild invites us to shuttle between the ages: from shocking sculptures of the 1700s, to Kodachrome snaps of 1950s Piccadilly Circus, to biblical scenes captured by Google Earth.

“Rather than nostalgia or folly, the aim is enlightenment, wonder and the pleasure of weirdness; such as the video of man who believes he time-travelled into the future while fixing a leaking sink. He has mobile phone footage with his future self to prove it.”

Johnny Dee, 13th February 2010