If you lived through the 80s you'll recognise all of these

80 reasons why the '80s were awesome

The stress of pulling the edges off your dot matrix printer paper. | 50 Things Only '80s Kids Can Understand

The stress of pulling the edges off your dot matrix printer paper. {I still have a stack of these papers, connected but the side dot hole strips are pulled off.

Stick-On Earrings

Stick on earrings. I didn't get my ears pierced until I was 8 or 9 when I could just wear these stickers on my lobes for 4 minutes

We sewed our badges onto our sleeves. Brownies

Brownie Friends

Brownie badges after successfully achieving whatever they required eg: Cook badge required you pretty much did the cooking and baking etc for a small family for at least a full week. after all, we were probably more than 6 years old by that time


victoria plum soap & Talc Set

victoria-plum-soap-Talc-Set, had this, prob never used it, although I always loved the packaging and how they looked :-) probably still find the talcum powder in my old bedroom at my Mum and Dads house.

pogo ball is what you call it...

Art Best Toy I loved my Cabbage Patch Dolls, but I spent FAR more time outside playing with my Skip-It and my Pogo Ball. I miss you, Pogo Ball. kickin-it-applecheeks

Button Moon

Button moon: One of the ealiest programmes i remember watching when i was little. Bunch of characters made from kitchen utensils go to the moon, thats its. When i was a tiddler i thought it was just great. "off to button moon" :)

Tony Hart- Hartbeat - 80s kids tv

'Good, bad, average' the sound of me and my sis judging the gallery on Hartbeat, LOVED that show Tony Hart- Hartbeat - kids tv

School dinners sponge slab and pink-custard

School dinners - sponge slab and pink custard. [I'd forgotten all about this, and it was on of the highlights of school dinners as well. Looking at it now gives me the horrors :) ]

Bungle, George and Zippy From Rainbow

Bungle, George and Zippy From Rainbow. All my children used to love this, now they can't understand why (and neither can I).


Matthew, Sooty, Sweep and Sue! My brother, my sister & myself had one of the puppets each