Collection by Helen Burnham • Last updated 5 weeks ago

Helen Burnham
Manors Butchers, Chillingham Road, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne Look at all the prams outside the butchers! Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Birmingham, Best Prams, Retro, Vintage Pram, Thing 1, Old London

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

Vintage Books for the Very Young: A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Hilda Boswell. Collins Sons & Co LTD., We had a swing in our backyard.and how high can you fall? Nursery Rhymes Poems, Rhymes Songs, Preschool Poems, Kids Poems, Poetry For Kids, Pomes, Vintage Children's Books, Stories For Kids, Children's Book Illustration

A Child's Garden of Verses - Illustrated by Hilda Boswell

A blog about those books from our childhood that we still love...

Marc Bolan dies, September newspaper front page Newspaper Front Pages, Vintage Newspaper, Newspaper Article, Rock & Pop, Rock And Roll, Marc Bolan, Newspaper Headlines, Headline News, American Singers

Marc Bolan dies, September 1977, newspaper front page

I must admit I wasn’t a big T.Rex fan in the early 70s. I liked their music and I bought the singles: "Metal Guru" and "Solid Gold Easy Action" in 1972, but their singer Marc Bolan appealed more to girls than to me and my friends. My sister had a Bolan poster on her bedroom wall but I was too much into Slade to bother about T.Rex. But by 1977 Marc Bolan was appealing to a new audience which included young punks like me. He went on tour with The Damned as support band (unfortunately I…

clothes horse, turned sideways covered in a blanket made an indoor tent!Wooden clothes horse, turned sideways covered in a blanket made an indoor tent! 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Indoor Tents, I Remember When, My Memory, Memory Album, Clothes Horse, Clothes Pegs, The Good Old Days

Clothes horse, winter hedge, or maiden

Today there was too much laundry for our clothes lines so I dried some of it the old fashioned way. I threw the clothes on the hedge. V...