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GHeather Report 21 Apr 2013 15:44

Is there something in the past... you would like to be brought back ?


GHeather Report 21 Apr 2013 15:45

I think good manners would be in the top 10! :-)


GHeather Report 21 Apr 2013 15:46

People dressing smart.


GHeather Report 21 Apr 2013 15:53

People to read more! Buy books, and read them, instead of watching the telly too much!


Annx Report 21 Apr 2013 15:55

Free parking. :-S


Porkie_Pie Report 21 Apr 2013 15:59

My thoughts are controversial,

Manners and respect then Hard labour for prisoners and capital punishment for the most serious crimes



ChrisofWessex Report 21 Apr 2013 16:10



vera2010 Report 21 Apr 2013 16:39

Children who played outside using nothing but their imagination and the occasional football. Just had to listen to a child playing on a pogo stick and unfortunately he was very good at it so it went on for quite a long time.



GHeather Report 21 Apr 2013 16:47

Respect is a good one ChrisofWessex, in the top 10!


AnnCardiff Report 21 Apr 2013 16:48

my youth and my OH


terryj Report 21 Apr 2013 19:50

beer at 2 bob a pint


LaGooner Report 21 Apr 2013 19:57

My healthy knees :-D

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 21 Apr 2013 20:08

Helping other people that need help(ie pensioners),
Obedience from all children under 18 yrs old.

Dog Licences but at £20 each dog.

Dry bread and water for prisoners.
Cat O nine tails for prisoners.


Paula+ Report 21 Apr 2013 20:09

Respect, good manners, politeness.

The ice cream parlour near where I grew up.



KittytheLearnerCook Report 21 Apr 2013 20:14

Green fields where horrible housing estates now stand.

Selfish of me, but I do love open spaces :-D


GHeather Report 21 Apr 2013 20:18

Good replies, brill! :-)


Sharron Report 21 Apr 2013 21:15

The passing bell.

When somebody died it was customary to toll one church bell once for each year of the persons life.


McB Report 21 Apr 2013 21:36

My hair

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 22 Apr 2013 01:59

Agree with most of the replies

:-D @ McB

Personally agrees with La Gooner :-)

Comiserates with AnnC thoughts,....not about her youth tho,she's still got what it takes :-)


GHeather Report 22 Apr 2013 10:48

Thanks for posting, interesting thoughts. :-)