Old money

We called pound notes green backs . If u had one you felt like Charlie big potatoes

Everyone needed a writing case - a leather one was an expensive gift. Basildon Bond was considered the best writing paper by my Mum.

The Name is Bond. Vintage Desk Office Basildon Bond Blue Leather Writing Case Set Circa Paper Envelopes 57 58 Calendars e-mail!

Blue Peters Advent Crown with John Noakes ....I made one of these with the help of my good ol' dad

Advent callendars at the ready

Blue Peters Advent Crown with John Noakes. Good old Blue Peter.i remember watching him make it out of coat hangers tinsel and double sided sticky tape.

"Hot Aluminium Slides"

Burned are bottoms on these slides a million times on hot summer days growing up!

Lucozade - by hospital beds everywhere in the 70's.

Lucozade - by hospital beds everywhere in the Remember getting this when i was in hospital. I hated it, only thing i liked was the orange cellophane.

Power cuts & 3 day weeks

Blackouts due to industrial action by the coal miners and other trade unions often caused powercuts during my childhood in the and the sugar shortage, that's when i stopped taking sugar in my tea and have done so ever since

Anttilan tuoteluettelosta 1976-77   (70-luvulta, päivää ! -blogi)

Anttilan tuoteluettelosta 1976-77 (70-luvulta, päivää ! -blogi)

Ballerina Sindy

Sindy Doll - this one was known as Active Sindy in the and I had the exact same


My mom would smear this all over my chest if I had a cold, and then put the heating pad over it with a soft towel.

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MOUSIE - MOUSIE.....SPEARS GAMES c1963... I cant remember how you play it, but I remember it!

SPEARS GAMES I remember this game but with a huge orange wedge of cheese instead of the bucket. Can't remember how we played it but it was a game for pre-schoolers!