Living in the Past Greeting cards – 12 boxed cards

£6.99

Design 2 – Is taping top 40 songs off the radio even legal these days?

Sunday evenings was the time when we’d listen to the top 40 and simultaneously hit the play and record button on the cassette player. We’d then have our favourite tune recorded on a C60 or C90.

Greeting suggestion: ‘Happy birthday mate. I know you still have a few tapes knocking around that you still listen to.’

 

Design 3 – I’m not fibbing – on my car I can adjust the wing mirror without winding down the window!

Years ago, wing mirrors had to adjusted manually – we’d wind down the window, twist and pull until we achieved the optimum angle. It was a tad annoying having to this whilst the rain pelted down and soaked your arm!

Greeting suggestion: ‘Happy Fathers Day – I think this will jog your memory’.

 

Design 4 – Yes indeed … a front-loading machine also spins clothes!

The good old twin-tub washing machine. The washer occupied one side of the machine whilst the spinner occupied the other side. Manually lift the clothes (using wooden tongs) out of the washer into the spinner. The whole process of using one of these twin-tubs would sometimes have us sweating like a marathon runner. Luckily the modern front-loading washing machines washes and spins in one drum. The result … sweat-free washdays!

Greeting suggestion: ‘I’m glad we don’t have to use these anymore! I enjoyed the stay free from the usual household chores’.

 

Design 5: Just saying … an electric kettle also boils water to 100 degrees centigrade!

The whistling kettle still has a place in the some kitchens around the country. Hearing the whistling kettle, dashing into the steam engulfed kitchen and turning off the gas burner was usual practice many years ago. We knew the water was well and truly boiled! Today the electric kettle is more likely to be seen in our kitchens – it boils water without whistling … and no sprinting needed to rescue from the hob!

 

 

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12 x A6 sized boxed cards (3 x design 2,3,4 and 5) in nostalgic turquoise

The cards are blank inside for your own nostalgic/retro greeting or message.

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