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A blast from the sweet, nostalgic past...when I was very little, I remember gold & pink things as being very "fancy" & I coveted them.

A blast from the sweet, nostalgic past...when I was very little, I remember gold & pink things as being very "fancy" & I coveted them.

1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of 6d per hour (£1.50 per week)

1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of 6d per hour (£1.50 per week)

Pictures of Christine and Rixon growing up and together as a couple at the shower and or the wedding.

Pictures of Christine and Rixon growing up and together as a couple at the shower and or the wedding.

The swing's the thing: Fifteen children enjoy a ride in London's Bloomsbury. These delightful images were all captured in the days before the health and safety industry took root, in an age when childhood  disease or war represented  more pressing threats to a child’s prospects than a game of conkers.

When playtime wasn't ruled by 'elf and safety:

The swing's the thing: Fifteen children enjoy a ride in London's Bloomsbury. These delightful images were all captured in the days before the health and safety industry took root, in an age when childhood disease or war represented more pressing threats to a child’s prospects than a game of conkers.

Perchick's Stores, East End of London. We love shops and shopping. That's it - theretailpractice.com, www.facebook.com/shoppedinternational and www.twitter.com/shopped

Perchick's Stores, East End of London. We love shops and shopping. That's it - theretailpractice.com, www.facebook.com/shoppedinternational and www.twitter.com/shopped

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