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Mateus Rose Wine. When you're done stick a candle in the top.

Mateus Rose Wine. When you're done stick a candle in the top.

Rubber mixer tap - this was how we washed our hair, whilst leaning over the bath, before the days of 'proper' showers! The ends would sometimes pop off soaking you right through!

Rubber mixer tap - this was how we washed our hair, whilst leaning over the bath, before the days of 'proper' showers! The ends would sometimes pop off soaking you right through!

I remember having to be quite on a Sat while my Dad waited for the results to come in, There was something soothing about places like Partick Thistle and Bolton Wanders!

I remember having to be quite on a Sat while my Dad waited for the results to come in, There was something soothing about places like Partick Thistle and Bolton Wanders!

Routemaster Upstairs - nostalgia overload!
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Place penny in slot and turn knob... This was the start of many jokes.

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The 'Watch with Mother' lunchtime TV series:     Picture Book on Monday ;    Andy Pandy on Tuesday  ;    The Flower Pot Men on Wednesday  ;    Rag, Tag & Bobtail on Thursday  ;    The Woodentops on Friday
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The Woodentops (TV series)

The 'Watch with Mother' lunchtime TV series: Picture Book on Monday ; Andy Pandy on Tuesday ; The Flower Pot Men on Wednesday ; Rag, Tag & Bobtail on Thursday ; The Woodentops on Friday

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Spangles.  I do remember them but only when I was very young.  Certainly not on a poster like this!

Spangles. I do remember them but only when I was very young. Certainly not on a poster like this!

Bus Conductor

Standing Room Only…

‘Standing room only inside, plenty of seats upstairs now. You’ll have to put that pram under the stairs Misses’. ‘But Mister the child is in it and he’s asleep’&…

1d in the box and the laughing sailor would spook you out! My Dad loved this but it frightened the life out of me.

1d in the box and the laughing sailor would spook you out! My Dad loved this but it frightened the life out of me.

Vintage embossed cupcake tin.

Vintage embossed cupcake tin.

Black Magic Chocolate Box, 1933, Inside Lid

Black Magic Chocolate Box, 1933, Inside Lid

Harry Corbett with the original Sooty, Sweep, and Soo
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Harry Corbett

Harry Corbett OBE(born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK, January 28th, 1918- died in Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK, August 17th 1989 aged 71) was the original presenter of The Sooty Show. Deafness in one ear precluded Corbett from pursuing his musical ambitions although he did have a spell...

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Manor Court Update

Memories of the '60's Take a look at the picture page on http://manorcourt2.blogspot.co.uk the Manor Court 2 page

Sweet wrappers over the years - Page 22

Sweet wrappers over the years

Due to posts being cross posted & linked from other now dead sites, This thread will contain all the vintage sweets we remember from across the years in one place. All labelled for easy searching. If you are a regular, you will have seen most of these before, but some have been unavailable for a while now, so .. here they are :) Terry's Bitz (Orange) http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu86/DarrenLeeStephens/sweets/tebitz.jpg

Nana had one of these over the sink in the scullery for instant hot water.  There was a pilot light which kept the water warm and lit the gas jets when the water was drawn.  The problem was that if the jets didn't light immediately, the build up of gas meant that what should have been a quiet pop of igniting gas turned into an explosive bang.  I used to cringe waiting for the bang and the string of expletives from Nana.

Working Class Life in the 1940s - Wash Day

what wash days were like sixty years ago before there were such things as automatic washing machines. Read this first hand account of what it was like in a working class home in Britain on wash day.