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British Comic Book Heroes

Comic book heroes were a part of growing up for most boys back in the day. I'm sure OldnDazed readers will remember all these...
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Do you remember The Indoor League?

So there I was looking through the 742 Sky channels to watch on telly and coming up with zilch. And then I saw it....
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Best ever sweets and chocolates

Big One – sticks out a mile. Who can forget the classic innuendo laden 1970s TV ad for the Big One chocolate bar? Plenty...
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Trumpton Wars

Who comes out on top in the battle of Trumptonshire? Camberwick Green, Chigley or Trumpton?

Record player, cassette tape, and the Sony Walkman

Someone made a very good point to me recently. He said today’s old gits are the first generation to see breakthrough technology become defunct...
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Vintage Christmas presents – what Father Christmas used to bring us

At this time of year you will see a number of vintage Christmas presents or Xmas gifts in days gone by articles on various...
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Best ever Ashes Team England vs Australia

The Ashes. One of the greatest, certainly one of the most prolonged, sporting clashes in the world. OK, England may be getting battered and...
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Rosie the Riveter: The surprising story of an iconic image

It's probably one of the most famous images from the Second World War. Rosie the Riveter or 'We Can Do It!' appeared...

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1970s British Icons

Ah the 1970s. Flares, punk, and mullets. Not to mention the three day week, Nixon, and Thatcher. So a mixed decade to be sure....