Hey, Hey we're the 'Monkees'

RIP Davy Jones- Hey, hey we're the monkees! And we love to monkey around.

Another Health and Safety loss in the playground......I loved this, especially when you made it swing in an oval, and it would collide with the other side !

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


It was such a treat to get a transfer set like this, they would come in all sorts of themes for boys and girls. You had to rub over the transfer with a pencil and peel back the plastic sheet, sometime a little get would get left behind.

qui a mangé ces bonbons là ?

loved these! Fruit Filled Nuncas (Polish candy with a fruit center) from my childhood

Blue Peter advent crown

Blue Peters Advent Crown with John Noakes. Good old Blue Peter.i remember watching him make it out of coat hangers tinsel and double sided sticky tape.

spirograph = nostalgia..hours of my life with the little push pins

So cool - Spirograph ideas insert - totally remember trying to duplicate these designs. This was my all-time favorite toy!

etch-a-sketch always wanted one....

Etch-A-Sketch ad, 1960 - I was never good with it, but it was fun. Stepped on one one time - that was not fun!

Flannelette Striped Sheets I still have pillow cases like this, and I still use them, so soft !!!

Flannelette Striped Sheets - the ones we had as kids came from our grandparents - one day the sheet got so thin my foot tore straight though.