It was a period of optimism and hedonism, and a cultural revolution.
One catalyst was the recovery of the British economy after post-World War II austerity which lasted through much of the 1950s.
"The Swinging City" was defined by Time magazine on the cover of its issue of 15 April 1966, with the magazine pronouncing London the global hub of youthful creativity, hedonism and excitement: “In a decade dominated by youth, London has burst into bloom.
It swings; it is the scene", and celebrated in the name of the pirate radio station, Swinging Radio England, that began shortly afterward.
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It saw a flourishing in art, music and fashion, and was symbolized by the city's "pop and fashion exports," like the British Invasion, Mary Quant's miniskirt, popular fashion models such as Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton, the mod subculture, the iconic status of popular shopping areas (such as King's Road, Kensington and Carnaby Street), the political activism of the anti-nuclear movement; and sexual liberation.
Music was a big part of the scene, with "the London sound" including the Who, the Kinks, the Small Faces and the Rolling Stones; bands which were the mainstay of pirate radio stations like Radio Caroline and Swinging Radio England.
It’s important to understand that all babies are different and that waking up at night is perfectly normal, and very common.DIRECTIONS - WALKING FROM KINGS CROSS If you arrive at Kings Cross mainline or underground station, follow signs out to EUSTON ROAD.When on EUSTON ROAD with Kings Cross station behind you (the ornate, gothic splendor of St PANCRAS station will be to your right) walk to your left along Euston Road (NOT towards St Pancras) and after 20 yards turn left into YORK WAY.We'd recommend charging via USB and using solar as a secondary method with this one.With the use of two USB ports, you can charge simultaneously, while keeping a close eye on the battery using the design’s four battery-indicating lights.Around 10Wh is sufficient for a slower charge (for example, 12 watts takes one hour and 50 minutes to charge an i Phone 6), while 100-200Wh is a super-quick power-up.