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TV test patterns came on at night after the last show had finished and again in the morning before transmission started

Remember Some of These!

Posted from the internet. I am not sure who the author is but this was sent to me a few days ago; Someone asked me the other day “What was your favourite ‘fast food’ when you were growing up”? “We didn’t have fast food when I was growing up”, I informed him, “all the food […]

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Photo from the Advertiser. There were always lots of other kids to play with. This picture from 1956 shows some boys sharing rides in a Cyclops pedal car

Childhood Memories of The Neighbourhood.

When fences were lower, fruit and veg was currency and kids just roamed free How different to today was your neighbourhood and the neighbours as you were growing up? I was a child in the 50s and neighbourhoods were mainly made up of working class families. Some fathers worked in offices or ran a small […]

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Kenny Peplow shared this photo; "Dad's FJ taxi (with water bag on the front) returns from a trip in the Flinders Ranges. As a kid where did your family take it's holidays?"

Childhood Memories of Those Motoring Holidays

Robert Verrall posted on the ARW Facebook page recently of some strong memories from his childhood years; “In the early 1970s we’d go to Edithburgh during holidays to stay with Nanna. She had the very first cottage you saw heading into the town. Easter was nearly always spent down there. My brother and I would […]

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