Monthly Archives: August 2016

Knitting Baby clothes

By | August 23, 2016

There was a time when you knitted clothes for a baby but it is not done so much today as there are lots of fabulous clothes to buy for a baby that are easier to wash, have lots of bright colours and cute pictures on them. I came across some old knitting books together with… Read More »

The New Idea MAGAZINE June 1957

By | August 14, 2016

                I came across this magazine from the 1950s which is a great snapshot of fashions, advertisements and what was in Women’s magazines at that time. It is The New Idea for Women dated June 19, 1957 and cost 7d (pence). The back page is a full page… Read More »

An old teddy bear

By | August 4, 2016

  I found an old photo recently of me with a teddy bear taken when I was a little girl. The teddy bear was my fathers so he had been around for a while before I got to play with him. A couple of years ago I came across this teddy again when I was… Read More »