Childhood memories to early adulthood

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Boxed Foods

I love donuts. We got these (frozen donuts in a box) when i was a kid. THEY WERE NOT GOOD.


Old 80s TV ads in the UK

Old UK TV commercials / ads from the 80s including Kia Ora, Matey Bubble Bath, Fosters Lager, Wrigley's Juicy Fruit, J R Hartley Yellow Pages.

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Lyons Maid Banner

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Playground, Queen's Park by Humphrey Spender | Bolton Worktown

Children play on the slide in the playground in Queen’s Park, Bolton.

Sweet wrappers over the years

Due to posts being cross posted & linked from other now dead sites, This thread will contain all the vintage sweets we remember from across the years in one place. All labelled for easy searching. If you are a regular, you will have seen most of these before, but some have been unavailable for a while now, so .. here they are :) Terry's Bitz (Orange)

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70S CHILDHOOD FOODS - Bing images

The Great British Tuck Shop Matchmakers (2011)

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Enid Blyton book illustrations through the ages – in pictures

Illustrator Alex T Smith takes us on a fascinating tour of Enid Blyton book cover art from the 1940s to the present day

Second-Hand Children's Books - Oxfam GB

Oxfam's Online Shop has a huge range of second-hand and vintage children's books. From old childhood classics to current family favourites. Why pay more?


Ever since I was a little girl, I've loved corking. I guess that's why I wrote a book on it! Corking is an unusual name for a really fun craft. This form of knitting has other names, too, such as spool knitting or French knitting. I recently bought a lovely old-fashioned corker: Through the years, I've made pot holders, small rugs, chair pads, bendable animals, hair bands, puppets, scarves and many more items out of my corking. I'm tickled to have another use for it: I've stitched a loopy…

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A classic story from Ladybird published by Wills and Hepworth Ltd Loughborough The Princess and the Pea A wonderful fairy tale about the girl sleeping on so many mattresses but still being able to feel the tiny pea underneath them all..... a true princess!!! This story is so popular and the Ladybird version is perfect for all generations. Buy it for a gift or to add to your collection,a true vintage treasure!!

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Things we did: Ladybird by Design at The De La Warr Pavilion

The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill, East Sussex (UK) is currently hosting a gorgeous exhibition showing the illustrations and design of the Ladybird book series popular in Britain for 100 years, an…

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