Thursday, 14 July 2016

50 fondest childhood memories in East Anglia

According to a survey carried out recently…

How many do you agree with?


1. Family trips to the beach


2. Watching Top of the Pops


3. Hop scotch


4. Hide and seek


5. Fish and chips


6. Pic n Mix sweets


7. Collecting shells on the beach


8. Ice cream van music


9. Sports days


10. Playground games (British bulldog etc.)


11. Watching children’s’ TV


12. Kiss chase


13. Recording the music charts on a Sunday


14. Paddling in the sea


15. Pencil cases


16. Climbing trees


17. Collecting toys/ cards/ collectibles etc.


18. Going to Woolworths to buy records


19. Dinner ladies


20. Fighting with my siblings


21. Ice creams from the ice cream van


22. School dinners


23. Egg and spoon race


24. Going ‘back to school’ shopping at the end of summer holidays


25. Playing outside until it was dark


26. Visiting cousins


27. Reading magazines


28. Fishing for tad poles in a pond


29. Sleepovers with friends


30. Your teeth falling out and putting them under your pillow


31. Ice cream floats


32. Exploring rock pools


33. Making daisy chains and wearing them around your head


34. Using jumpers for goal posts


35. School field trips


36. Staying up late for New Year’s parties


37. Playing in the paddling pool


38. Running around bare foot outside


39. Playing on a rope swing in the woods


40. School packed lunches


41. Having a weekend job


42. Scratch and sniff stickers


43. School tuck shop


44. Playing tennis against the back of the house


45. Swimming in cold sea


46. Being scared after losing parents while in the supermarket/out etc.


47. Building forts in the woods


48. Paper rounds


49. Practising your musical instrument


50. Getting up really early in the morning to go on holiday

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