Deeps said:After lingyi post ref CB ing,I started to think about things from when I was a young lad,you know the things you miss.If this topic has already been done ,please forgive me as I am a mong. Here is my little list.
A) Football stickers you know the ones that came with an album,you would collect loads and fill your book,and also take swappseys in to school to swap with your mates.
B) BMX bikes -loads of kids whizzing up and down your street making ramps,jumping each other .All from your neigbourhood, great times.
C) Being a paper boy- Up well early to deliver your papers then the same after school ,sundays were always the worst with all those supplements.
all for Â£4 a week.
D) Wimpy- The first high street hamburger total crap actually them MACCY D's came along.I still remember when my dad took me for my first Mcdonalds.
Just a few to start you off,please join in.
A) Yep; did that
B) Yep; loved doing that too
C) No; never did that
D) .......Ah well
I Lived in Winnipeg Canada for a while as a 5 yr old child, and the first burger I had was at one of the first Macdonalds restaurants (1979-80 ish)
(other good memories / times) - (Scousers will relate best)
The first bike i had was a Tomahawk
Days spent in Sefton Park Liverpool
Weekends with Grandparents
I also remember jumpers for goal posts, wich became Kappa coats during the 80's, but eventually went back to jumpers because the coats kept getting robbed. - (scouse habit)
Days spent in the Liverpool Garden Festival (80's)
Days spent bunking into the Garden festival
Going to the corner shop for a ten pence mix
Mr Freeze ice lollies. (I used to live on them)
Collecting bonfire wood from September onwards (f**k they where big by November. - seriously, as tall as houses)
80's music and telly. (Auf Weidersein Pet was my favourite)
Holidays in Butlins
Time spent working with my dads market stall. (he sold sweets too)
My dads big orange Volvo
Boys from the Black Stuff (TV)
Liverpool FC winning absolutely f***ing everything in the 80's. (I was there)
Keegan / Daglish
"I shot JR" t-shirts
.....white dog shit. (you never see that anymore do you)