Woolworths "Pick 'n' Mix

Woolworths "Pick 'n' Mix - we were allowed to spend our Christmas money on it!

We thought we had it made...

We had one every summer! Vintage summer kiddie pool - ALWAYS had one of these during my childhood years!


Mum hated this, so didn't get it much as always got stuck in the carpet!

Velcro wallets

The Velcro Jungle

Velcro wallets- had a bunch of neon ones when I was little. They were prizes for selling magazines or gift wrap or something.

Opal Fruits

Opal Fruits NOT Starburst The tv ad was.Opal fruits made to make your mouth water!

tom and jerry

I know this may sound weird, but I loved Tom more than Jerry. Jerry was very annoying and spiteful! I always hoped that Tom would catch Jerry and eat him! Or at least catch him once and for all!

Chocolate Cigarettes

candy cigarettes with puff of smoke.I loved these, dont remember the puff of smoke tho.people would freak out today if these were available for kids! How times change!

Rope climbing in gym class...

Rope climbing in gym class.I tried so hard to forget this part of my schooling.only I would have been wearing a ghastly bright blue gym suit while attempting to climb the rope.

Chocolate Footballs

The Corner Shop Online Sweet Shop Ireland Retro Sweets Old Fashioned Sweets sweets sweets


Ink cartridges - much cleaner than drawing liquid ink into the pen