1958 and the hula hoop was invented. And marketed. And every kid wanted one. I mastered it in no time. That girl in the back looks just like me. More fun than a barrel of slinkys. (I love jumpin through my hula hoop
A milkman delivering bottles of milk during his morning round. The sight and sound most people woke up to in the UK for generations now in danger of vanishing completely due to householders buying their milk and bread in blimin supermarkets.
vintage everyday: Black and White Photos of Everyday Life in Hyde Park, London in 1951 Children playing and people walking their pets in the park on a lovely spring day.(Photos by Cornell Capa, via LIFE archives