I remember # 12

An X-ray device used for shoe fitting (via http://www.telegraph.co.uk)
An X-ray device used for shoe fitting (via http://www.telegraph.co.uk)

346. I remember Tich and Quackers

347. I remember Jonah Barrington, squash champion (yes, there was once a time when squash champions were memorable)

348. I remember the chimpanzees’ tea parties at London Zoo

349. I remember Pearl & Dean

350. I remember that Sony Walkmans were introduced to us all through a Police pop video

351. I remember Michael Foot. I remember seeing Michael Foot, shuffling down Charing Cross Road in search of second-hand books

352. I remember the Loving Awareness Band, the Radio Caroline house band

353. I remember the first book of poetry I bought, which was T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land and Other Poems

354. I remember Pelé

355. I remember Lily the Pink (which I associate with hearing played on the radio while we stopped off at a café in Andorra, on he way to a family holiday in Spain)

356. I remember actually hiding behind the sofa while watching Dr Who

357. I remember Jess Yates

358. I remember Dreamland

359. I remember the Green Cross Code

360. I remember the Mike Sammes Singers

361. I remember feeling a deep sense of shock at seeing Mick Jagger being interviewed, because he was supposed to be too awful a person to be allowed on television

362. I remember lipsmackinthirstquenchinacetastinmotivatingoodbuzzincooltalkinhighwalkinfastlivinevergivincoolfizzinpepsi

363. I remember the great reverence in which Albert Schweitzer was held. I had a book which stressed how good the doctor was, though I did not know why we was considered so good. I just liked the pictures of animals

364. I remember cinema usherettes with torches

365. I remember the X-ray machine in our local shoe shop, which can’t have done anybody any good

366. I remember the Gizmo, the electric guitar device Lol Creme and Kevin Godley hoped would revolutionise pop music. It didn’t

367. I remember Vicky Leandros

368. I remember the Archies

369. I remember, when very young, saying ‘hello’ to a parrot in a zoo and the utter shock I felt when the bird said ‘hello’ back to me

370. I remember Green Shield Stamps

371. I remember the straight bat of Chris Tavaré

372. I remember teapots


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