Under the candlewick bedspread, the paisley patterned eiderdown and the blankets (mine were pink) came these candy striped flannelette sheets  ...  and they were soft and soothing.

Under the candlewick bedspread, the paisley patterned eiderdown and the blankets (mine were pink) came these candy striped flannelette sheets . and they were soft and soothing.

Study found 100g of Farley's Original Rusks contained more sugar than 100g of chocolate biscuits. (all my sister and brothers had these when they were little)

Previous pinner: Study found of Farley's Original Rusks contained more sugar than of chocolate biscuits. (all my sister and brothers had these when they were little)

Mivvi lollies

My favorite was the Cornish Strawberry Mivvi made by LionsMaid.

Not politically correct now, but i loved my golly, i own a small modern one bought before the last uproar about them being sold in the queen's giftshop,     Dean's Childsplay Toys Golly, British, 1970S

Dean's Childsplay Toys Golly, British, Every British kid had a golly and I wanted one too - mine was like this with striped blue pants and I loved him. I had no idea where the Golliwog came from…

Waiting for Watch with Mother . The television was not on all day long, remember this, the testcard and some music

fries just 15 Freeview TVs in latest tests Tests suggest that when new services launch this summer, they won't have as much of an effect on TV signals as previously thought.

Frustration

it was a frustrating game :-).gave me a headache from the hitting the button to shake the

Used to happen regularly - the power would just go out.  We used to watch through the windows for the lights on the dual carriageway on the other side of the playing fields coming back on - they always came on a second or two before everything else

Miners strike = not enough coal for the electricity power stations = 3 day working week to save the power = reduced income. Those long dark evenings playing cards by candlelight. Then, the bin men went on strike, then the gravediggers.

Sherbet dib dabs anyone?

chef : a memory of flavours : chapter XIV - sweets and candy

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