Block of vanilla ice cream cut into slices with wafers to make ice cream sandwich ...

Vanilla Ice cream sandwich, made by actually taking two crispy waffle cookies and "sandwich" the ice cream in between.

The little blue salt bag was inside. Can't imagine how many of these I demolished as a kid... and stay skinny as a rake!

Smiths Salt 'n' Shake Crisps. Another snack that involved some work - kids these days are so lazy expecting their snacks to be pre-salted ;

Wade Whimsies Red Rose Tea ornaments by 416Vintage, $28.00

Wade Whimsies Red Rose Tea ornaments by My gran and papa had these in their living room and I used to play with them as a kid.

Old smiths crisps packet

little blue bag salt. They still do these but the salt is on a sachet not a twist

#Vintage xmas crackers. #Childhoodmemories #nostalgia

#Vintage xmas crackers. #Childhoodmemories #nostalgia

bus ticket machine

I remember riding on the bus hoping for a long journey, just to see the conductor turn the ticket handle round and round and a really long ticket come out the machine.

Outside toilets and Izal/Bronco toilet paper (ouch!) or even newspapers cut into squares and hanging on a nail in the wall. Lovely in the winter among the spiders :-((

My nan had one like this, bloody freezing in the winter, lots of spiders, and dark! The outside loo.

These 1969 girls were clever as they wait outside a pub for customers, and right, a boy and his straw guy wait for takers in Cranford, as decimalisation put the price up to 1p

Where have all the Guys gone? QUENTIN LETTS'S nostalgia for the fantastic Bonfire Night effigies of yesteryear

Penny for the guy. We didn't go trick or treating when I was a kid but we did collect money & sweets doing this for Bonfire Night - Remember Remember the of November (firework night), Guy Fawkes and the gunpowder plot at the Houses of Parliament ;

Rosebud hard plastic doll 1950s, possibly the mould for her was made by my Grandfather Jack Morris

Petalina owner Cate finds out about her Grandfather Jack Morris, who used to model Rosebud dolls in the and

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I have a couple from my childhood tree and one from my husbands grandfathers. I will pass the stories , memories an ornaments on to my son. Its a good thing!