A few things that might take you back to your childhood

Here are a few things that we thought might take you back to your childhood… All the girls had an
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Here are a few things that we thought might take you back to your childhood…

All the girls had an uncomfortable school pinafore

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It took five minutes for the TV to warm up

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Nearly everyone’s mum was home when the kids got home from school

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Nobody owned a purebred dog

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You’d reach into a muddy gutter for a penny

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Your mother wore stockings that came in two pieces

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All male teachers wore ties and female teachers had their hair done every day and wore high heels

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You got your windscreen cleaned, oil checked and petrol served, without asking, all for free, every time…

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It was considered a great privilege to be taken out to dinner at a real restaurant with your parents.

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They threatened to keep children back a year if they failed the school year… and they did!

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When a Ford Zephyr was everyone’s dream car… and people went steady.

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No one ever asked where the car keys were because they were always in the car, in the ignition, and the doors were never locked.

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Spinning around, getting dizzy and falling down was cause for giggles.

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Playing cricket with no adults to help the children with the rules of the game.

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And with all our progress, don’t you wish, just once, you could slip back in time and savour the slower pace, and share it with the children of today?

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Do you have any old photos you want to share from your childhood?

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