BBC Test card. Waiting for kids tv to start on a Saturday morning..... !!

The iconic BBC test card F, starring Bubbles the Clown: terrifying viewers since 1967

1970s Matey Bubble Bath

Matey Bubble Bath Why did Matey have to change the old version of this bubble bath? Fab bottle and it used to make your bath water blue - bring it back!

They always slipped off!

Partington - we played on the square at the bottom of the road all summer and when the sun shone we would roller skate to school.

MOUSIE - MOUSIE.....SPEARS GAMES

SPEARS GAMES I remember this game but with a huge orange wedge of cheese instead of the bucket. Can't remember how we played it but it was a game for pre-schoolers!

Another Health and Safety loss in the playground......I loved this, especially when you made it swing in an oval and it would judder as it collided with the other side, if you know what I mean....

I would have all this old fashioned "dangerous" playground equipment in the inner-courtyard of my dream house

Grange Hill

Grange Hill Mum hated this show. She reckoned our attitudes became obnoxious after an episode. We thought she was spouting rot. Retrospectively i see what she meant now i have a child that has attitude after watching some obnoxious kids show.

Half Penny coin - you could get a black jack or fruit salad chewy sweet for one of these.

Half Penny coin - you could get a black jack or fruit salad chewy sweet for one…

All nostalgic retro items are wanted by the-toy-exchange…

I remember walking with my Busia to a Polish bakery in her old neighborhood and…

PK, tiny packets of chewing gum.

PK Chewing Gum - pk penny a packet, first you chew it then you crack it, then you stick it in your jacket, pk penny a packet

Monkey, very weird but I watched it.  Monkey, Pigsy, Tripitaka and the other one!

1978 TV show aired around on BBC Monkey, Pigsy, Tripitaka ( the priest) and Sandy. Monkey Magic was the theme tune.

I was a member!

I was in The Tufty Club and had this badge. I also went to The Tufty Club Playgroup. Tufty taught us to cross the road safely - 'Look right, look left, look right again and if all's clear march straight across.

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