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Like its predecessor When I Were a Lad, this collection mines therich vein of nostalgia created by archive photos—this timefewer children in peril, more children at school

Ah, the past. A time when children could roll in the street, when boys were allowed to play cowboys and Indians, and when school dinners were made from some of the hardest substances known to man.This col
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Hardcover, 144 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Anova Books
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Gerry
Jun 01, 2011 Gerry rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Some excellent nostalgic photographs of topics such as school days, kids we really hated, fun with balls, the School play and others.

Each photograph carries some text alongside, some funny some not so funny, with the latter not quite as school children would have remembered it (or perhaps it is and it is just me).

Captured are the days of conker fights, when it was not a health and safety hazzard, 'speccy four-eyes' kids when it was not politically incorrect to call them such, school milk, cricke
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Good to keep beside the loo. Hope the couple who gave it to me aren't too surprised!
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