Ed the talking horse - Mr. Ed was a parade and show horse, named "Bamboo Harvester". He was foaled in 1949 in El Monte, California. The Mister Ed Company bought him had been owned by the president of the California Palomino Society.
Frost on the inside of the windows - before central heating - and then you had to mop up the water from the window sills as it warmed up. We also had double plastic stuck on the frames with drawing pins to keep it in place