Panasonic cassette tape recorder - I used to put the mic in front of the TV to record my favourite songs from Top Of The Pops

Mackintosh's (wonderfully yummy looking) Weekend Candy Assortment, 1958.

Mackintosh's (wonderfully yummy looking) Weekend Assortment, 1958 vintage candy ad

Brownie badges. I had all of these and waaaaayyy more. 33 plus the Quest badge which was new at the time.....

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

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency happened early 1970 s

Roundabouts. Again, some nutty kid was usually going mental spinning it as fast as he could.

Again, some nutty kid was usually going mental spinning it as fast as he could // Urrghh.

The Famous Five. Julian, Dick, Anne and Georgina (George) – and their dog Timmy.

Enid Blyton books - HIGHLY recommend for a Spring reading. You will never get bored reading one of these!

too dangerous now. Apparently

one in the inner courtyard playground of my dream house ---Playground rocking horse. They had one at Sanders Park (and that roundabout in the background)

The coal man delivering a sack of coal and emptying it into the concrete coal bunker in the garden

The coal man delivering a sack of coal and emptying it into the concrete coal bunker in the back garden. We had to shovel coal into buckets even in the rain to keep the fire going!

sherbert pips

Sherbet Pips, remember falling of the roundabout and they all fell out the bottom of the bag

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