Category Archives: A Walk Down Memory Lane

Music on Cassette Tapes

By | January 21, 2017

Remember listening to music in the 1970’s on cassette tapes instead on a record player. You did not have to worry about the needle jumping and scratching the record and a cassette player was more portable than a record player. One of the problems with this new technology was the tape would get stuck or… Read More »

An old Slide Projector

By | January 10, 2017

In September last year I posted an article about Photos, Slides and Negatives with some memories of when you took photos then sent your film off to be developed into black and white photos or slides. I recently came across an old slide projector and could not resist taking a couple of photos to share… Read More »

Kitchen Canisters

By | November 9, 2016

I have found a number of various styles of kitchen canister sets from different eras over the past year in Op Shops which are a great look back in time. Do you remember seeing any of these at home when you were growing up? This set of canister were made by Vulcan and were metal,… Read More »

Holiday Postcards

By | October 30, 2016

I recently went on holidays and while away I found some interesting old postcards in an op shop. The postcards reminded me of going on holidays years ago and making sure I bought some postcards to post back to family and friends while I was away. The first postcard is of the Flinders Street Station… Read More »

Monday was Washing Day

By | September 24, 2016

When I was a kid growing up I remember Monday was always the day Mum did the washing. She had an enamel bowl which she would fill with hot water to melt the starch pellets so she could starch some of our clothes, tablecloths and tea towels. Tuesday was usually spent ironing as if you starched clothes… Read More »

Memories of Mowing the Lawn

By | September 18, 2016

I went to a farm clearing sale auction and saw a couple of old lawn mower. I got out the camera so I could share them with you as I enjoy seeing vintage things that have childhood memories. The first photos are of an old push mower or that is what we called it when… Read More »

Jolly Jig 63 piece JIGSAW

By | September 2, 2016

MAKING FRIENDS is the title of this Jolly Jig 63 large pieces Jigsaw Made in England. The details on the box are that it is special thick board and all fully interlocking. It is still in the original box with only one piece missing but it is in good condition for a child’s jigsaw puzzle from… Read More »