If You Were Growing Up In England In The Late 80’s Early 90’s You’ll Remember…

  • Pogs.
  • Yo-yo’s, and how critical it was to have one that was see-through, showing it’s mechanical innards.
  • Soaking conkers in vinegar to make them stronger.
  • Having four TV channels.
  • Paying a ludicrous amount of money (£1) for a gel pen.
  • Spending saturday morning seeing how many times you could go around the block on your bike.
  • Going for day long bikerides without your parents and not being worried in the slightest.
  • The ultimate dare in dares – touching tongues.
  • ‘Playing out’ and ‘making dens’ until you were whistled indoors by your Dad just as the sun was dipping below the horizon.
  • Conan the Barbarian.
  • Red Sonja – all of it.
  • Borrowing CD’s from the library, recording them onto tape and feeling a bit guilty.
  • Wandering around Toys R Us for hours and leaving empty handed.
  • Fun House and how badly you wanted to be a part of it.
  • Saying SEGA in that weird voice while Sonic The Hedgehog loaded up on the Megadrive. Slowly.
  • The Animals of Farthing Wood.
  • Watership Down.
  • When chocolate flavoured carrots came into existence to try and get kids to eat more vegetables.
  • The Raccoons.
  • Tattoo chokers.
  • Shag bands and what they all meant.
  • Homeward Bound.
  • How hot Thackery Binx in Hocus Pocus was when he was changed back into a human.
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