On the way to Wrynose Pass, Cumbria, England

Oh England! So typical of the Lake District England - Beautiful area of the UK. Did a wonderful trip in the Lake District Sept 2009

Vintage UK Railway Poster

British Railways poster from back when train travel was much more comfortable than nowadays ;

THE BEST kids TV program ever. Oh how I loved Mr. Ben!!

THE BEST kids TV program ever. Oh how I loved Mr. Then as if by magic, the shopkeeper appeared.

"Going to spend a penny" Blimey, I loved the clunk of the lock as the penny opened it.

"Going to spend a penny" Loud clunk of the lock as the penny opened the door. Problem if you didn't have a penny!

Going to the sweet shop with my 6d

Going to the sweet shop with my sixpence.Sweets in jars which we bought by the quarter Cola and pineapple cubes, dolly mixture, lemon sherbert and iced bonbons to name a few.

How toy shops used to look

How toy shops used to look, the windows stuffed with every type of toy a child…

London..

Pouring Rain, London, England photo via sandra -- despite my great passion for Great Britain, I continue to find it extremely curious that they say ".pouring with rain." What else would it be pouring with?

Horse Guard, London, England

Horse Guard, London, UK admit it-nobody can do pomp and splendour like WE can

70s phone.... I can remember using one of these, before the days of mobile phones! Your coins never seemed to last long and the phone boxes always smelt of stale cigarettes

“Kids have it easy these days. If we wanted a private conversation with our girlfriends we had to find a phone box!

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How-To: Build an official BBC Dalek, ca 1973

Apparently if you wrote to the BBC in the late or early wanting to know how to build your own Dalek, they sent you this fantastic set of official plans, which are now preserved for post.

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