Wind up clock.....it glowed green at night and had a really loud alarm!!

Big Ben Alarm Clock, everyone had one! I can remember hearing my mom wind this alarm clock every night.

In The Guardian, Alexis Petridis penned a fantastic reflection on the UK’s scary public information films of the 1960s to 1980s. For more than 60 years, the government’s Central Office of Information (COI) created FUD-fostering films about talking to strangers, playing with matches, sticking things in electric outlets, rabies, slippery floors, etc. The COI was shut down last week due to funding cuts.

"Charlie Says ." public information films aimed at children, warning of the dangers of hot pots of tea and child kidnappers.

In The Guardian, Alexis Petridis penned a fantastic reflection on the UK’s scary public information films of the 1960s to 1980s. For more than 60 years, the government’s Central Office of Information (COI) created FUD-fostering films about talking to strangers, playing with matches, sticking things in electric outlets, rabies, slippery floors, etc. The COI was shut down last week due to funding cuts.

"Charlie Says ." public information films aimed at children, warning of the dangers of hot pots of tea and child kidnappers.

Ceefax - Precursor to the internet! Only totally infuriating!!!

Ceefax - Precursor to the internet! Only totally infuriating! Would wait forever for the relevant page to come round then by the time you found the Hold button on the remote you'd missed the page!

Joe and Petunia, 1970s

Public information adverts - Joe & Petunia ( Coastguard info ad) Joe sees a man drowning but Petunia only has eyes for the Lifeguard. Loved these films, classy and they did what they were supposed

VINTAGE ORIGINAL 1980s RUBIKS BARREL PUZZLE - I liked it cos I could actually solve this one on my own!

VINTAGE ORIGINAL 1980s RUBIKS BARREL PUZZLE

Casio Calculator Watch. I had one of these - who knew its be the precursor to my geeky love of all things electronic?

Casio calculator watch includes an calculator, dual time zones, stopwatch, alarm, 5 year battery and automatic perpetual calendar.

GINGERBREAD MAN Ladybird Book Series 777 Read It Yourself

GINGERBREAD MAN Ladybird Book Series 777 Read It Yourself Level 4 Gloss Hardback 1987

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