There were skipping contests involving crowds of kids, while others managed complex clapping routines in time to well-known playground songs.
To many kids these days, the idea of growing your own fruit and veggies at home is a total mystery.
Engaged at 20, three kids at 30, divorced at 60 - it sounds so 'normal' but as you live it, life's quite an adventure ...
"Slim Dusty’s balladeering style was similar to the Irish pub singers and the song was perfect for the many party goers then."
"Lollies not sweets, icy poles not iced lollies -- picking up the habit of saying g'day..."
"I recall one day we visited this old lady who had items to seel. She had a few things I would call 'pretty', and there was a dress, a hat, and a pair of silk stockings from her wedding in the 1930s."
"How sad it was that he wasn’t allowed to be present for her birth then?"
The greatest difference for me personally has been the transition of women to pants of every conceivable style and length for almost every occasion.
From the bearded lady to an awkward Olivia Newton-John performance, these are some of the weirdest, wackiest and wonderful performances of Eurovision.
Some old movies we loved would never get past the strict rules enforced by today's PC police.