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Name: David Henningham.

Occupation: Nostalgic Geek

Location: The northwest of England

Loves: Nostalgia, old school fragrances and Lemon drizzle cake

Regrets: Gutted I didn’t appear on the BBC series ‘Life on Mars’ but still hoping that I’ll eventually wake up in 1973!

Track me at: twitter: @HenninghamDavid


David Henningham

10 Recommended reads:

You can’t beat a bit of Bully. RIP Jim Bowen. Read here: Bullseye: A short tribute to Jim Bowen

Wrestling. Remember the days when wrestling ruled on Saturday afternoon? Reminisce here: Wrestling at 4pm – nostalgic television

Spot the Ball. The head-scratching game – can you mark the ‘x’ on the invisible ball? Read here: Spot the Ball – nostalgic gambling

Grange Hill. Can you believe that Grange Hill is 40 years old? Iconic children’s TV show still sticks in peoples minds. Read about Grange Hill here: Re-opening of Grange Hill?

Hamlet – the mild cigar. Remember the adverts with the mishaps? Kick back and relax with the mild cigar here: Happiness is a cigar called Hamlet – the mild cigar.

Adam West is Batman. Pow, smack, bam! Some say it’s the original and best. Check out this riddle from the Riddler here: Batman: The riddle of the ruby wedding

The Yellow Pages. You’ll be able to track down a copy of Fly Fishing, but who’s the author? You’ll remember his name here: The name … J.R. Hartley

The TV repair shop. Once a popular sight on the high street. Some nostalgic memories on them here: Nostalgic high street memory: The TV repair shop

Tales of the Unexpected. That music and THAT lady dancing. The music frightened the living daylights out of many. Read about the wicked trick here: Tales of the Unexpected: A Wicked Trick!

Play Your Cards Right. Higher or lower? Memories of Brucie flipping those cards in this popular TV game show: Nostalgic TV: Play Your Cards Right


Enjoy the nostalgic ride!















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