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Pomegranetes eaten with a needle!

Research shows this fruit’s juice has more inflammation-fighting antioxidants than red wine or green tea. Eat some fresh pomegranate or use it in an age-fighting scrub!

The day sweets rationing ended in Britain, 1953.

Financial crisis: Boring jobs are still jobs - so be thankful

The Day Sweet (Candy) Rationing Ended! 5 February a crowd of children rush to get into a sweetshop in north Acton as it opens its doors on the day sweet rationing ended.

Walking on cans

walky talkies, maar ook loopblikken of, gaatjes erin, aan een stok monteren en…

17 & 18 were my Mum's favourites. 11 just imprinted on me to have no ambition in life at all.

Old smiths crisps packet

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

The Big Freeze 1963 lasted for 2 months and caused chaos across Britain. .... The sea froze at Leigh

The Big Freeze 1963 lasted for 2 months and caused chaos across Britain.---------------------None of today’s nonsense of schools being closed. I remember the snow piled high in the ditches on the way to school.

You could buy a Blackjack! The British coin, the farthing, in use in Britain since the 13th century, ceased to be legal tender at midnight on 31st December, 1960

You could buy a Blackjack! The British coin, the farthing, in use in Britain since the century, ceased to be legal tender at midnight on December, 1960

I-Spy At The Seaside

I-Spy At The Seaside - Daily News, London very well illustrated books for kids - see also what to look for in Spring etc - informative and interesting

Five on a treasure Island

Enid Blyton books - HIGHLY recommended for a Spring reading. You will never get bored reading one of these!

Tony Hancock. The first comedian from a bygone age that I listened to and fell in love with. Stunning timing and delivery.

Tony Hancock committed suicide, by overdose, in Sydney, on 24 June He was…

Image for May 1950 - BBC Radio's The Archers - the world’s longest running soap opera

Image for May 1950 - BBC Radio's The Archers - the world’s longest running soap opera