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Vintage Spirograph game 1968 No 401 Canadian by PourToujours - OMG I loved Spirograph when I was a kid - I spent hours and hours using it.

Jars of Sweets! The Oldest Sweet Shop in England, Est. 1827.

Jars of Sweets! The Oldest Sweet Shop in England, Est. Sweetie Shops used to be proper sweetie shops!

Cinderella Watch

Cinderella Watch, mine was Snow White and it had a Snow White figurine with it :)

Babies left in their prams outside the shops, safe & sound. How the world has changed since then :(

Babies left in their prams outside the shops, safe &sound. How the world has changed since then :( I actually remember sitting in my pram and smearing ice-cream on the shop window! I was about 14 months!

sugar mice

I used to get a sugar mouse in my stocking every year as a child. intThe Terrier and Lobster: Old-Fashioned English Sweets

Every park had one of these. And I can't recall any of my friends getting hurt - we just had great fun.

We grew up close to lots of parks. The "Fort" and "Submarine" parks were just…

We had this concentrated orange juice that you bought in the chemist - we got ours from the clinic

I remember this orange flavour "vitamin" which we took by the teaspoon like the cod liver oil behind. Much preferred the orange medicine.

The milk man, hearing the tinkle chink chink of his bottles before it was light then snuggling up under the covers for another hour before we had to get up ;~)

The Milk float, milk delivered to your door before you woke up in the morning, glass pint bottles.

The Passion of Former Days: Jumping Rope - Double Dutch was so much fun!

Typical girls known as "pigtailers" jumping rope during recess. Location: Cleveland, OH, US Date taken: May 1946


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