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Fireside baths, cardboard in shoes and washaterias – how times change

We are living in an age of history

Victorians had no obesity crisis as they preferred to be well-built

Flying cows to Cyprus and a nose machine to change how you look

When getting on your bike meant the entire world was your oyster

So, did you have all the answers?

Questions to tax your brain as you tuck into toast and morning coffee

Secrets of relieving those aches and pains? Potatoes!

Things don’t taste the same today and I miss that Newcastle Brown

Coronation Street’s 60th birthday should be celebrated with a song

Time to spill the beans about the man in black and the Cobweb club

There’s nothing new under the sun when it comes to our history

Charity shops will lead you down memory lane to your younger days

Cross your fingers and hope that the past remains interesting today

Pick up your pennies and your pins and you’ll always have good luck

Keep the demons from your door with these handy Halloween hints

When companies took the lead in promoting orchestras and bands

Wrestling with sports stars of old and songs for new schools

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