Top 10 Memories - Growing Up In The 1940s

Top 10 Memories - Growing Up In The 1940s

1940s
Michael Wolff, born in the mid-'30s, looks back on his top 10 memories from the 40s. 1940 Spitfire. For me, aged 7, the musical whine of the Super...
School Nurses - From Cod Liver Oil to Nits!

School Nurses - From Cod Liver Oil to Nits!

Childhood Memories
Remember your school nurse or did you always have to call her matron?
Terry Nappies - How Did You Wash Yours?

Terry Nappies - How Did You Wash Yours?

1940s

New mums today have the choice of whether to use cloth or disposable nappies, but it was a different story back in the day.

Disposable nappies were invented in the '40s, but it would be well into the '60s before they really began to catch on, so if you remember the days of terry-towelling nappies, how did you wash yours?

Florins, Tanners and Shillings the Yearning For Old Time Currency.

Florins, Tanners and Shillings the Yearning For Old Time Currency.

1950s
For bringing back forgotten memories, there isn't anything much better than thinking about what you could buy with 2d or a shilling.
Sewing memories

Memory Lane: Sewing Class

1950s
Did you love sewing classes at school? What was the hardest: sewing on sleeves or threading a bobbin? Would you have preferred to do metalwork or woodwork?
Double Decker Memories - 'Fares Please'

Double Decker Memories - 'Fares Please'

1950s

Does anyone get a bus ticket anymore?

Is it still possible to climb on board a moving bus?

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Do You Remember? - Top Toys from the '60s and '70s

1960s
If you were a child in the '60s or the '70s, you'll no doubt have fond memories of the toys you played with, and probably a few more of the toys you saw on TV and desperately wanted to play with.
Keeping Toddlers Busy in the '60s and '70s

Keeping Toddlers Busy in the '60s and '70s

1960s
If you had toddlers at home in the '60s and '70s, can you remember how you kept them busy while you got on with your housework?
The Way We Wore - Mods

The Way We Wore - Mods

'60s
Historically Mod culture has been pigeon-holed as an early to mid-'60s youth movement that had a resurgence in the early 1980s. It has, however, be...