What sweets could you buy for a penny?

What sweets could you buy for a penny?

Memory Lane
If you remember "old money' you'll remember penny chews. Can you remember what else you could buy at the sweet shop for a penny? Black Jacks or Fr...
What sweets could you buy for a penny?

What sweets could you buy for a penny?

Memory Lane
If you remember "old money' you'll remember penny chews. Can you remember what else you could buy at the sweet shop for a penny? Black Jacks or Fr...
Wearing your badges with pride

Wearing your badges with pride

Memory Lane
Is it just my imagination, but it appears that there are far fewer badges around than there used to be. Like so many things, the wearing of badges ...
What was your must have Annual?

What was your must have Annual?

Entertainment
Annuals, as the name suggests, were usually a gift for the new year, a concept that goes back to a time when mass publishing was just beginning. By...
Whatever happened to Fruit Jellies?

Whatever happened to Fruit Jellies?

Memory Lane
Back in the 1960s, New Berry Fruits made in Bedford by Meltis were a popular sweet treat, along with others like Clarnico's Real Fruit Jellies and ...
We-Never-Had-It-So-Good–Growing-up-in-the-1950sSpring Chicken

We Never Had It So Good - Growing up in the 1950s

Memory Lane
In 1957, Prime Minister Harold Macmillan famously declared "most of our people have never had it so good" but was that true for children? Well, 195...
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Whatever happened to Fry's 5 Boys chocolate?

Entertainment
Many of us will remember one of the early bars of milk chocolate, Fry's 5 Boys, which was launched in 1902 but to begin with was simply called Fry'...
Zam-Buk Whatever happened to it?

Zam-Buk Whatever happened to it?

Entertainment
Launched back in 1902 as a herbal balm and antiseptic ointment, Zam-Buk flourished and during the First World War was heavily promoted and associat...
Wildflower - 50 piece puzzle

Wildflower - 50 piece puzzle

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Wild Bird - 50 piece puzzle

Wild Bird - 50 piece puzzle

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Wild Peacock - 50 piece puzzle

Wild Peacock - 50 piece puzzle

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World War II 'War Games' -  How We Entertained Ourselves.

World War II 'War Games' - How We Entertained Ourselves.

Entertainment
During the dark days of the last war, families amused themselves by playing games that were often topical. Many of these related to the RAF, such a...

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