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#166 by denniscarole ( deleted ) , Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:08 pm

Are you sure it wasn't a unicorn


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#167 by Brookieboy , Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:57 pm

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SB - Whoops there goes another ball missed.

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#168 by Sheldonboy , Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:28 pm

Brookie you are not running fast enough


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#169 by Slow Jo , Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:37 pm

While keeping out the way of decorating found my old stamp album,my mom got it me for my 9th birthday from a shop in hamstead road,went with her to choose it,To think its 65 years old,have stamps going back to 1948 olympics first games after the war,and festival of britain stamp,that was 1951 plus lots more.memories .

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#170 by astoness , Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:45 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #169
While keeping out the way of decorating found my old stamp album,my mom got it me for my 9th birthday from a shop in hamstead road,went with her to choose it,To think its 65 years old,have stamps going back to 1948 olympics first games after the war,and festival of britain stamp,that was 1951 plus lots more.memories .


wonderful jo..i do love to hear about precious things that have been kept since childhood...alas i wish i knew then what i know now...i dont have a thing..mind you ive got all my happy memories..

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#171 by Slow Jo , Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:55 pm

No one can ever take them away lyn .

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#172 by Voltman , Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:10 pm

Whilst looking for Bluebird toffees I found this web page, the author lists so many sweets it is well worth a read.
I used to make the pink and white coconut slabs myself.
http://www.openwriting.com/archives/2011/03/sweet_tooth.php


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#173 by astoness , Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:54 pm

great stuff volty some sweets i remember some not...one that was not mentioned was the packets of sweet tabacco...can anyone else remember that...

 
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#174 by Slow Jo , Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:22 pm

Asda in telford town centre still sell pontefract cakes now and again,in another part of the centre is a old fashioned sweet shop with the big jars and selling most of the old sweets,its like being a child again when you go in to that shop ,and its always busy i love it.

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#175 by astoness , Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:28 pm

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Asda in telford town centre still sell pontefract cakes now and again,in another part of the centre is a old fashioned sweet shop with the big jars and selling most of the old sweets,its like being a child again when you go in to that shop ,and its always busy i love it.


jo the back to backs in brum also have a little sweet shop thats sells the old sweets out of the big jars takes me right back to when i was a kid...

 
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#176 by Slow Jo , Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:41 pm

Trouble is they are not still three pence a quarter


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#177 by astoness , Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:43 pm

thats very true jo but i still buy em just for the hell of it..[Little LOL]

 
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#178 by Slow Jo , Thu Dec 19, 2013 1:39 pm

Good for you ,so do I.

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#179 by astoness , Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:27 pm

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Good for you ,so do I.


has to be done jo..

 
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#180 by Slow Jo , Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:15 pm

Some of us have to keep the old values,even if they are expensive i dont care

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