This week we’re listing some of the things that we have seen change or develop in our lifetime.
I’m getting on a bit now, and so jumped at the chance to share what has changed since I was a child:
- I remember pre-decimalisation currency – yes, the old pounds, shillings and pence. It took me ages to get used to the new coinage in 1971!
- Colour televisions didn’t really appear until 1973. We had a black and white TV set until I was about 16.
- Microwave ovens were not around until my eldest son was a baby. When I was a child my mum heated up dinners in the gas oven and hoped they didn’t dry out.
- I remember being taken to a room filled with a huge machine in a college when I was about 15 and told it was one computer! Yes, computer technology has improved in leaps and bounds since…
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