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"The milky bars are on me!" - Used to love the taste of white chocolate milky bar

Most of us remember the day that Elvis passed away. It was such a shock.

1977 - Elvis Presley died and yes, I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when I heard the news.

Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, CUSTARD, Dibble and Grub!  The Trumpton Fire Brigade.  I was sure it was Custard not Cuthbert!

Quiz: How well do you remember classic children's TV shows from the 1970s?

Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble and Grub! The Trumpton Fire Brigade.

Old money

We called pound notes green backs . If u had one you felt like Charlie big potatoes

Old English Spangles. These were really peculiar flavours, like cough mixture. An early Bertie Botts Every Flavour Bean!!

Old English Spangles.spangles came in lots of different flavoured packs.

I loved these as a kid and now their back in Asda!

Funny Feet ice cream – flashback to the I actually bought some of them a few weeks ago & they were better than I remember. There must be an food revival brewing up.

1960's Britain

summer traditions

The ice cream man. Hear that jingly music of the truck coming slowly down the street and all the kids would run out to greet the ice cream man.

Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo, TV Show, 1961 .. "I'm smarter than the av-er-age bear!"

Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo, TV Show, 1961 . "I'm smarter than the av-er-age bear!" "How's about a picnic basket?

Thursday nights in the 70's and 80's :)

The Waltons. I think we thought of ourselves as the Walton's .we had a lot of kids and a Mary Ellen! Did the "Good Night Mary Ellen, good night John Boy" a lot

Oh this was grown up choccy...

Old Jamaica chocolate bars launched in Dads favourite when I was a child, much better than the copies nowadays!


I'm so sad that at Labels Zoo we make labels now - they were much cooler in the Cadbury's Gold Mine Chocolate bar