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Offline Viktoria

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Re: Occupation making a comeback!
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 05 May 20 23:41 BST (UK) »
We all remember days gone by with nostalgia, even though by comparison they were not always all that good.
The thing is we did not compare, we knew nothing else so what we had was the norm ,and we were secure in that.
Things seemed the same  for a  long time, all our childhood really .
I heard my parents who were older than the average age ,Mum 41 and Dad 40 when I was born in 1937, so their memories went back to   Victorian  days, talk about their childhood .
Much had changed but quite a lot was not very different.
There was  security, even with the war and evacuation, change generally was slower .
Then all of a sudden things were so different, the swinging sixties ,etc .
Not sure if it was all for the better  so I am glad I had the childhood  I did.
Simple pleasures, the family being short of money and budgeting carefully was the norm , hence great appreciation  of whatever you got ,however modest .
Yes, we could do with going back somewhat to those days.
Who knows, after this is over maybe values will have changed for the better.