I remember when TV had only two channels and both were rubbish. Now TV has a felt 150 channels and all of them are rubbish.
All kid's films were traumatising.
We were outside all day. On a Saturday, I'd bugger off around 9am and wouldn't come home until it was either dark, or I was starving.
There was the exact square root of sod all consideration in regards to passive smoking, since everybody smoked actively. Everywhere.
Toys contained lead, had sharp edges and exploded in our hands.
We walked to school. On our own. Or we rode our bicycles without a helmet because there were no bicycle helmets.
Depending on where you lived, you swam in rivers, lakes, or the sea.
We taped the charts. In mono. On cassettes. Besides, a cassette and a pencil are a matched set, I have you know.
We needed bottle openers to open a bottle, ring pulls were razor sharp and you threw them away.
There were no seatbelts in the back of a car, I stood upright between the front seats all the way to Italy.
Phones were wired to a wall and had dials. Public phones were in phone boxes that smelled of piss and you needed change.
A fizzy drink consisted of some powder stirred into tap water.
Porn was printed on paper.
Summers were hot and sunny and Winters cold with enough snow to go skiing.
We did snowball battles in the schoolyard and we ate snow.
Our clothing was itching.
Roller Discos seemed a good idea.