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15 Retro School Supplies That Will Bring You Right Back To Childhood - Mucilage. This stuff was runny, did not stick well, and the rubber applicator on top always dried - 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Childhood Toys, Sweet Memories, School Memories, Oldies But Goodies, Going Back To School, Good Ole, My Memory

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Archetypal objects of use in the office, in the study or library. Writing implements, study aids, tools for household repair, construction and fabrication

Vintage Old School Days English Brass Helix Registered Drawing Pencil Compass Mid Century 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Great Memories, Die Siebziger, Vintage Toys, Retro Vintage, Nostalgia, School Memories, My Memory

SE Military Lensatic and Prismatic Sighting Survival Emergency Compass with Pouch - CC4580

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 I devoured plenty of these little biscuits in my time fishing the soggy remains out of the bottom of my tea cup after dunking. 1980s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Sweet Memories, Old Sweets, Retro Sweets, Biscuits, Retro Recipes, My Tea, My Memory

Sports Biscuits. I devoured plenty of these little biscuits in my time fishing the soggy remains out of the bottom of my tea cup after dunking. Back in the 70’s they mainly confined sports activities to proper Olympic sports, football, swimming and tennis, to name but a few…

 The colours, tastes and textures make them so addictive. I love going into a good old fashioned sweet shop where the walls are lined with shelves stacked with jar upon jar, and you leave the shop with a paper bag full to the brim Old Sweets, Vintage Sweets, Retro Sweets, Old Fashioned Sweet Shop, Old Fashioned Sweets, My Childhood Memories, Sweet Memories, British Sweets, Biscuits

Investments: Mark Slater, manager of the MFM Slater Growth Fund

Mark Slater, manager of the MFM Slater Growth Fund, has built up a formidable performance record. He tells Robert Miller how he selects companies for his portfolio and which ones produce the best returns.

Vintage tin money box - I remember these, forever losing the key but loved it. Didnt these used to come with toffees inside? 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Childhood Toys, Retro, Money Box, Cash Box, My Youth, Vintage Tins, My Memory

Vintage tin money box

Vintage tin money box in black, gold and red. Lock and key. Little handle. Hinges in perfect condition. Bit of wear but a nice vintage look to it. Perfect for storing small items and looking pretty. Width: 14.5cm. Depth: 9cm. Height: 6cm. Great vintage condition.

Glass milk bottles with foil top.We even had a delivery milkman.we would str. - I remember when - Glass milk bottles with foil top…We even had a delivery milkman…we would string this on thread - My Childhood Memories, Sweet Memories, 1980s Childhood, Nostalgia, Glass Milk Bottles, Vintage Milk Bottles, Plastic Bottles, Oldies But Goodies, My Memory

The Floating Dreams

My daughter loves Steve Cole's books, specially the Astrosaurs, so her drawings are full of dinosaurs. I'm not surprised since her two favourite topics at the moment are dinosaurs & space and these books combine both. However I find it slightly ironic that she doesn't even glance at all the pink, sparkly, super-sweetness-oozing kitten, fluffy bunnies or fairies books targeted to girls of her age; but goes straight for the ones packed with action and darker colours.

Vintage pencil box with hidden compartment and (not shown) decorated sliding lid - I still have mine, which was my Dad's before he gave it to me. 1980s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Great Memories, Wooden Pencil Box, Pencil Boxes, Pencil Holders, 1970s Toys, Look At My, Vintage School

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Lovely mid century wooden pencil box with slide out lid and two inner compartments There is a date of June 17th 1959 written on the inside lid along with various other scribbles all adding to the charm and character of this wonderful box It is in overall good condition with normal wear and tear to corners, consistent with its age and use. Also there are some darker areas along the bottom outside edge of one side It measures 10 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches (25.4 x 6.4 x 3.7 cm).....all sizing approx…

Miners strike = not enough coal for the electricity power stations = 3 day working week to save the power = reduced income. Those long dark evenings playing cards by candlelight. Then, the bin men went on strike, then the gravediggers. 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Those Were The Days, The Good Old Days, My Memory, Memory Album, I Remember When, Teenage Years, Retro

Used to happen regularly - the power would just go out. We used to watch through the windows for the lights on the dual carriageway on the other side of the playing fields coming back on - they always came on a second or two before everything else