Looking for one of those nostalgia books... Retro... For reminiscing...

(12 Posts)
trumpton Wed 29-Aug-12 22:53:51

Aw !. Thank you for letting me know. I got a liddle bit obsessed about finding the sort of book you wanted. It's lovely that it's right for you.

ja9 Wed 29-Aug-12 19:55:59

trumpton - thank you! LOVE that Robert Opie one. Done deal! Thanks again.x

trumpton Wed 29-Aug-12 18:27:15

Last one I promise 1950s in photos

trumpton Wed 29-Aug-12 17:41:51

Ah well try Robert Opie here Amazon sells the scrapbook. We went to his museum of packaging in Glouvester years ago.

ja9 Wed 29-Aug-12 12:18:04

thanks Trumpton, they both look good and will def keep them in mind for a couple of other people

but for this particular person I have in mind i think i am after more of a picture / photo book....

trumpton Mon 27-Aug-12 11:25:28
trumpton Mon 27-Aug-12 10:11:46

London based " I 'll tell your mother Bill Bailey" was also good and the " call the midwife " book Jenny Lee were set in early 50s . Don't know about photo type books but there must be some out there .

trumpton Mon 27-Aug-12 10:08:38

Of to ???? IT to obviously .

trumpton Mon 27-Aug-12 10:06:30

Not a garden centre book but Toast by Nigel Slater is lovely . Full of food memories from the 50s . I loved it and so has anyone else I have lent of to . ( I was born in 1951 )

Nigglenaggle Mon 27-Aug-12 10:04:01

What do you mean? A book from 1953?

ja9 Mon 27-Aug-12 09:18:45

Anyone?

ja9 Sun 26-Aug-12 22:09:58

Can you help me find one? For someone born in 1953... The kind you see in nice garden centres! Just can't find online...

Tia

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