Bright and shiny Christmas decorations.  I still use these.

Bright and shiny Christmas decorations - vintage

Vintage 1980s Sony Walkman WM-F1 with Sony Headphones AM/FM stereo radio #sonywalkman #retrostereo #throwbackthursday

Vintage 1980s Sony Walkman WM-F1 with Sony Headphones AM/FM stereo radio

Walkman is a Sony brand tradename originally used for portable audio cassette/tape players in the late In the it was used to market Sony's portable audio and video players as well as a line of former Sony Ericsson mobile phones.

Lucozade. How we loved this! a bottle of ths only appeared when we were really poorly - mumps. measles pleurisy etc. Almost made being ill pleasant. akl

Lucozade as it should be. In a glass bottle with crinkly orange cellophane.

VINTAGE ROWNTREE MACKINTOSH METAL QUALITY STREET TIN "SOLDIER WITH A LADY" SCENE

This picture would be from 1799 and during the mid Victorian period. Still got a tin holding my old Lego

Recorder

Learning to play the recorder at school. God Save the Queen was the first tune every good Aussie kid learn't to play

RUM flavour! Eat a whole bar and start to giggle!!

Old Jamaica chocolate bars launched in Dads favourite when I was a child, much better than the copies nowadays!

Golf Balls bubblegum- forgot all about these until I saw this pic.  Wonderful memory of the smell and texture!

Golf Balls bubblegum- the texture of these was amazing. Like a satisfying lump of blutack coated in a thick layer of emulsion paint. The flavour left a lot to be desired.

Loved these

Large, hard bubble gums with an acquired taste. Never could blow a

Top Deck Shandy - Limeade & Lager

Top Deck Shandy - Limeade & Lager we thought we were bees knees drinking this down the park.

1970's Munch Bunch Pencil Tops. Couldn't get enough of these!

Munch Bunch Pencil Tops Toppers My mom bought these for prizes at my bday party playing Bozo's Grand Prize Game!

Rupert Bear and Bill the Badger-memories of a British childhood.

Rupert Bear and Bill the Badger. I was fortunate enough to have family in England send me the Rupert Bear Annuals.

I used to do this, also brass rubbing as a kid. Always when we stopped in Machynlleth on the way to Aberdovey on holiday.

Guilty!

I do it with my 5 year old son now!

Ringos -remember dad doing a job at the golden wonder factory and coming home with a whole box of these when they were new out!

Ringos -remember dad doing a job at the golden wonder factory and coming home…

Free milk at school

In 1944 the Eduction Act in the UK provided free milk pint) and meals to everyone under I used to be a milk monitor and that meant getting to school early and taking crates to the class rooms.

Ski yoghurt. The first yoghurt I ever tasted was Ski, hazelnut flavour, and I hated it. Now I love it, and hazelnut is my favourite flavour!

Ski - the first yoghurt - plain or hazelnut. Ski the full of fitness food!

Babies left in their prams outside the shops, safe & sound. How the world has changed since then :(

Babies left in their prams outside the shops, safe &sound. How the world has changed since then :( I actually remember sitting in my pram and smearing ice-cream on the shop window! I was about 14 months!

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