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Memories – Page 2 – Australia Remember When

Memories – Page 2 – Australia Remember When

Generation X Kids: 'Fags' before they were 'Fads'.     http://www.thekidsareallright.com.au - #Australian website and forum for #parenting #teenagers.

Remember "Fags" the iconic Aussie sweet? Yes, packets of lollies designed to look like cigarettes. They were created in 1943 & changed name to "Fads" in 1987 (for obvious reasons).

Puffing Billy through Dandenong Ranges National Park, Melbourne, Australia  We did a little weekend trip and road on this cute train

Puffing Billy through Dandenong Ranges National Park, Melbourne, Australia We did a little weekend trip and road on this cute train

Remember the Hoadley's bag was my fav at the Royal Melbourne Show

Does anybody else remember when show bags were made of paper not plastic?

It wasn't the Ekka without a Kewpie doll with a big dress, on a stick. Ours had enormous dresses and fancy headpieces with tons of glitter.

Kewpi doll on a cane. I got one every year at the Royal Easter Show, that and a heap of trashy show bags!

Australian  1c coin ( would buy 3-5 lollies at the local milkbar...)

australian coin - once a childhood treasure when it could afford a couple of lollies

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