conkers... apparently not allowed in schools these days... kids might get hurt or something, poor little mites -(I've still got the scars!)

Playing conkers before the pc health and safety consious century style stuck their nose in.use to harden them up with vinigar

Sweet Peanuts - a retro treat!

Sweet peanuts- loved these. Sweet like peanut brittle on the outside and filled with peanut butter. Wonder where they ever came from and what happened to them.

1970s Elastoplast Airstrip Plasters In Tin - permanent fixture on my knees...

Elastoplast Airstrip Plasters In Tin - permanent fixture on my

Going to the sweet shop with my sixpence..

Going to the sweet shop with my sixpence.Sweets in jars which we bought by the quarter Cola and pineapple cubes, dolly mixture, lemon sherbert and iced bonbons to name a few.

1960s Boys Snake Belt - boys wore these to keep their school shorts up.

Boys Snake Belt - boys wore these to keep their school shorts up. My little brother adored his!

Retro sweets. Assorted Toffo flavours.

Top 10 retro treats

Toffos were chewy toffee sweets that came in several versions. A standard toffee flavoured version, assorted mixed flavours and a mint one. The mixed pack contained banana, chocolate, strawberry and toffee.

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