When we were boys & girls

Shortly after we are born the rationing from World War II and the subsequent austerity finally ends. Sweets rationing has finished a year earlier and now bacon and meat (somehow considered separate items) are the final items whose removal makes ration books redundant. All ready for us to grow up into a world of plenty […]

Ice Cream, Lemonade & Crisps in the 1960s

Food in the 1960s: What else were we eating? Those two scamps from Miss Judge’s class back in 1964, Barry Ward and Ronnie Hughes, on what else they were stuffing their cheery faces with back in those childhood days. Well we’ve looked at ‘proper’ food and found it was actually quite good. And we’ve looked […]