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As a child what Xmas present did you cherish most?

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Guinevere Report 11 Dec 2012 12:06

**Ann**, it wasn't as expensive to have a horse in the 60s as it is now, he lived in a field over the back of our house. So I could always see what he was up to.

He treated my father with as much respect as your daughter's treated your husband!


Julia Report 11 Dec 2012 12:18

Aged about 9/10, I was bought a toy Baby Grand Piano. Older boy couson thought it would be a good idea to make it sound like Winifred Atwells Honky Tonk Piano, so stuck drawing pins in the end of all the hammers. Needless to say it did not work, and he had to buy me another out of his wages.
Still don't like him. Ha,ha

Julia in Derbyshire


**Ann** Report 11 Dec 2012 13:01

:-D :-D :-D Guinevere just reminded me....I also had a little piano...must have been in the 50's I think.....funny all the things you forget about.


Julia Report 11 Dec 2012 13:23

**Ann**, mine would have been in the late 50's too.LOLOL

Julia in Derbyshire


**Ann** Report 11 Dec 2012 15:51

Julia......Have been doing some wrapping.....I think I may have bought the little Darlinks too much....forgot what I had bought over the weeks or rather ordered over the net!!!

What happened to the 1 pillowcase per person :-D


Dawnieher3headaches Report 11 Dec 2012 16:02

only thing i got close to a piano with was the lego one I bought with some Christmas money was out of WHSmith can still remember buying it and putting it together.


**Ann** Report 11 Dec 2012 16:13

Dawn......never knew they did a son is a Lego maniac, the attic is full of the stuff all with their original boxes....he won't part with any of it. He is 29 now and is still buying it would you believe......boys and their toys eh! :-)


Julia Report 11 Dec 2012 16:16

**Ann** Indeed, what happened to one pillowcase each.

Mine are all girls to provide for this year, and I decided to crochet things for them. So, with 5 girls, that was 12 items, different colours and patterns each time, and a bag of stuffed toys for the baby of the bunch, including the bag.
Then I crocheted an Afghan for a daughter, and a blossoming cushion, and three sets of cowls and driving gloves for others.
I did start off this venture with fingers, now they are practically stumps. LOLOL

Julia in Derbyshire


Dawnieher3headaches Report 11 Dec 2012 16:16

Zo loves it to and Nath always joins in . Tiddlers latest one was a drum set in lego

Was the mid 70s I bought it dont know what happened to it.


**Ann** Report 11 Dec 2012 17:51

Am thinking it must be the bigger Lego then Dawn....have bought the little man in my avatar ......playmobile castle....nearly fainted at the price!

Julia.......Talking about sewing knitting or embroidery gives me palpitations ;-) ;-)


Dawnieher3headaches Report 11 Dec 2012 19:42

was the old type lego not all the new fangled one where it has moveable parts lol showing my age now and yes is expensive now