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As jack puts up our honey comb bells from thee 1940sand 1950s to 1980s when from good olde woollworths I brought thee last of them at 45p or 9-/-

December 3, 2021

but as you know over thee years thee bells have traveled from Braintree to various partes of Londinuim to here but they even went on spittle fields life blog twice even thou we don’t do filming any more .as Christmas is a tyme to look back at thee people we once knew that have gone into thee spirit world and some have returned as someone or something else on our lyfes learning curve but thee bells are a reminder of what’s gone here’s just some of our paper honey comb bells of Christmases past and present and we have even some from thee new world thee USA wych are called Westminster belles ding dong.

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  1. Susan permalink
    December 3, 2021 6:56 pm

    I love those bells, too; and I’ve noticed this year they’ve become fashionable again. But unfortunately, none of mine from childhood survived as I likely opened and closed them hundreds of times. That is the magic bit, isn’t it: watching them unfurl.

  2. December 3, 2021 7:42 pm

    I loved those honeycomb bells made of paper and also remember the pleasure of folding and unfolding them. You have done very well indeed to keep yours safe and in good condition throughout all those moves. The last picture looks a bit like a tooth in a dentist’s Xray but I know you have lovely photos from the past of your Christmas decorations.

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