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Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency

Decimalisation 15 Feb 1971 at FWW

The story of how Woolworth's handled British currency decimalisation on 15 February 1971. It was the retailer's most expensive undertaking ever.

Old British Gas van

Ford Transit MK2 'British Gas'

Just about got this finished up before the new year, my Ford Transit van in the classic British Gas livery from the 80s. These were very popular in the UK back in the day and my well jog a few memories for the ones who may remember them. I started off with an Esci Transit kit and the first task w...

vintage munch bunch pen toppers fruit veg pencil toppers 1970s fruit veg toppers in Toys & Games, Vintage & Classic Toys, Other Vintage & Classic Toys | eBay

vintage munch bunch pen toppers fruit veg pencil toppers 1970s fruit veg toppers | eBay

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for vintage munch bunch pen toppers fruit veg pencil toppers 1970s fruit veg toppers at the best online prices at eBay! Free delivery for many products!

Vintage tin money box - my brother had one of these. We hid cigarettes in it to smoke in secret down the fields.

Vintage tin money box

Vintage tin money box in black, gold and red. Lock and key. Little handle. Hinges in perfect condition. Bit of wear but a nice vintage look to it. Perfect for storing small items and looking pretty. Width: 14.5cm. Depth: 9cm. Height: 6cm. Great vintage condition.

Freeman Hardy Willis

Freeman Hardy Willis

Lena Zavaroni

Lena Zavaroni

The Vintage Purveyor

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1970s UK Vintage Girl Guide Uniform | eBay This Guide had done a lot of work. She's been to Our Chalet in Switzerland, got her Camp Permit, Homecraft and Service Emblems and her service flash. That's quite a haul!

Vintage Girl Guide Uniform

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Vintage Girl Guide Uniform at the best online prices at eBay! Free delivery for many products!

getting a sore bum from sitting on hard hall floor for too long in assembly

A parent’s perspective: collective worship and evangelism in schools

Even where parents have the option of a community school, securing a secular education can be difficult. One parent offers their perspective on negotiating appropriate boundaries which respect children's rights to form their own beliefs. My support for secular... Read More »

The Rag & Bone Man.

The Rag Bone man

As a small child i would often misbehave as small children do... Ocassionally my parents would (jokingly) threaten me with the rag and bone man.. saying he's going to take me away if i dont behave! Now i'd never really seen a rag and bone man.. i just 'heard' him from down the street... Thus my parents helped create in my mind an image of some kind of tall, deformed bogey man with a dirty face and flat cap.. (cruel parents eh?) So every time i heard the rag and bone man's call from the…

Her Benny: A Tale of Victorian Liverpool
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Her Benny: A Tale of Victorian Liverpool

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A million housewives every day, pick up a tin of beans and say Beanz Meanz Heinz

A million housewives every day, pick up a tin of beans and say Beanz Meanz Heinz

Children's Cinema Aka Children's Matinee (1963) - YouTube

Children's Cinema Aka Children's Matinee (1963)

Nice item about films made by children under the guidance of the British film industry in Kent.M/S of two boys running along a seashore being chased by a man...

Children’s Cinema shows and Matinees | Going To The Pictures

Children’s Cinema shows and Matinees