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Sunday, September 12, 2010

I Miss...

I heard Jack Parow's song "I Miss" on the radio the other day, and it brought back so many memories of when I was a child. Here's what I miss...

  • Bionic Six, Smurfs, Darkwing Duck, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ducktails, Tiny Toons, Tin Tin
  • Pocket money
  • School holidays
  • Slumber parties
  • Tapes and videos
  • Letters in the post
  • Beverly Hills 90210
  • Birthday parties
  • Performing in dance concerts
  • Seeing friends every day at school
  • Watching Jurassic Park and Aladin at the cinema
  • Talking on the telephone to two friends at the same time
  • Ice cream cakes
  • School outings
  • Going away on holiday every year to visit grandparents
  • Building sandcastles and having ice-cream on Fishhoek beach
  • Picking up pine cones while walking with grandpa through Plumstead
  • Not having to pay for my own clothes, extra murals or parties
  • M-Net open time with the old Egoli and Loving
  • Passing notes in class
  • Having four dogs to play with every day
  • Feeling safe all the time
  • Mike's Kitchen
  • Sunday afternoon drives
  • Ace of Base
  • Playing hide and seek
  • Reading Nancy Drew and Sweet Valley High books
  • Blush magazines
  • Sunday morning cartoons
  • Full House, Step by Step and Three's Company


  1. Melrose Place
    Care bears
    free stuff on magazine covers (normally UK mags)
    home made pizzas
    milkshakes (proper ones)
    first kiss and first crushes
    debates about boys vs girls in primary school
    school uniforms that didnt show all you lady bits for the world to see
    not shaving (not even thing about that yet)
    spring days at school or Valentines Days at school, everyone would wait on the fields and your name would be called if you got a card or flowers or chocolate. (am so glad every year for 5 years my name was called!!!!!)

  2. Melrose Place and Care bears!! Definently also miss the not having to shave, pluck or tone, moisterise, put on hair treatment, etc! Have continued with the home made pizzas husband loves them! :)