First aid kit and what seemed the same tin of plaster throughout my childhood. I can still smell it

Adhesive tape tin packaging - my Momma always had this; she would put it over a splinter and claim it would "draw" the splinter out because it was so sticky and usually it did if the splinter wasn't too deep.

Ben Sansum's stove, which he lights every day

At home in the past: Man whose house is a shrine to the 1940s

Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925.

Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in

✯ Aysgarth Falls, Wensleydale, Yorkshire

The famous Aysgarth Falls, Wensleydale, Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Upper Falls step down in a series of waterfalls over limestone rock formations in the River Ure.

Anne French deep cleansing milk, oh I thought I was so grown up using this!

anne french deep cleansing milk - remember cleansing my face with this the night before my wedding!

My first cell phone. I miss that wobbly antennae

The Evolution of Cell Phone Design Between 1983-2009

if you had a cell phone it was really just a cordless phone that you could play snake on Me: This is almost (or actually) identical to my first cellphone . but I never played this "snake" people refer to .

Delrosa Rosehip Syrup, which we used to love by the daily teaspoon when we were wee.  Picture now from a MUSEUM ... aagghh!!!  We're THAT old?!?!?!?

delrosa rosehip syrup for babies. We used to pick rose hips from hedgerow and take them to school where we got a few pennies per pound .

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For mosquito bites and poison ivy, left a big pink dot on your skin. Also we were smothered with it when we got chicken pox to stop the itching!

A joyful baby takes a spin in a walker in 1905. This person has already lived their live and gone on to the next.

A joyful baby takes a spin in a walker in 1905. This person has already lived their live and gone on to the next.

school desks with ink wells - I sat at desks like this in primary school - but did not write with ink! (not quite that old) ***ditto***

Old school desks Iron framed and bolted to the floor. Notice the inkwell. I had to write with a nibbed pen - and I'm still alive.

Vintage 1972 Mothercare plaid dress

My daughter had this exact skirt, She wore it to death together with assorted little jumpers including one with a squeaking pig on it. She looked so cute.

Ascot water heater.... with built-in eyebrow-trimming facility!!

what wash days were like sixty years ago before there were such things as automatic washing machines. Read this first hand account of what it was like in a working class home in Britain on wash day.

DIY Mudcloth Inspired Pillows / No Glitter No Glory

I've been swooning over Mud Cloth fabrics lately, and I know I'm not the only one. While we invested quite a lot in the indigo dyed pillows in our cinema room, I wasn't quite sure this love.

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