betty skelton

betty skelton is a retired land speed record car driver and acrobatic airplane pilot who set 17 aviation and automobile records and helped create opportunities for women in aviation, auto racing, astronautics and advertising. she started reading books on aviation when she was 8 years old and became a qualified pilot at the age of 16. these photos were taken in 1948 when she was 22.

Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’

i wasn’t really thinking of a theme at all when putting the mid-november mix together, just smashing together a bunch of songs i’ve been playing a lot lately. then i realised there may be a hidden theme as many of them are actually love songs. new love, old love, lost love… maybe even a bit of hate love. so there you have it.