We have now reached the times for which I have ACTUAL memories. Oh help! I will try and restrain myself from unending tales of my childhood, but there will probably be a few.
Camberwick Green first aired. Windy Miller was my favourite and I'm pretty sure I had this toy.
|Photo courtesy of rareandsigned.com|
(What I did not remember was that Windy had a drink problem...
The Radio Caroline ship ran aground on the beach at Frinton.
The FIFA World Cup trophy was stolen from an exhibition in London, only to be found wrapped in newspaper by a dog called Pickles in a South London garden.
Longleat Safari Park opened.
England won the World Cup!
The play 'Cathy Come Home' was shown.
Spanish Flea - Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
Homeward Bound - Simon and Garfunkel
Visions - Cliff Richard
Bus Stop - The Hollies
God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge
Monday, Monday - The Mamas and The Papas
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Dusty Springfield
At the cinema you could see...
In our house, you might have heard The Seekers on the record player on a Sunday morning.
My sister and I had a memorable trip to London Zoo with the 'big girls' down the road, Joan and Linda. We travelled by bus from our Winchmore Hill home, which must have been quite an adventure. At the zoo, we had a ride on a camel and a pony, and petted the goats. I think I loved watching the penguins best, in their Art Deco Penguin Pool.
|My sister, Linda and I having our picnic at London Zoo|
I remember the rickety pushchairs you could borrow at the zoo, and being piled into it with my sister once our little legs were jaded.
Thanks for all the lovely comments on these posts up to now! They feel like a bit of an indulgence, but it is great to read other people's memories too!
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