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Remembering Leo Baxendale, Creator of Minnie The Minx & The Bash St Kids

A part of our childhoods has died with the news that Leo Baxendale, creator of the Bash St Kids and Minnie The Minx, has completed the last panel of his life. Read More >>

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Why Stephen King Wants Adults To Remember How They Thought As Kids

Stephen King’s dark imagination as an adult always makes people wonder what the hell happened to him as a kid. But King didn’t have that unusual of a childhood. He’s more interested in everyone else’s curiosity about how he grew up and their assumption that something horrific must have happened for him to write about such dark things. Read More >>

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What Were the First Big News Stories You Were Aware Of As a Kid?

What with this EU referendum and Chilcot report business dominating the front pages in recent weeks, we thought now would be a good time to sit back and let our minds wander back to yesteryear, when the headlines were equally depressing but you were too busy worrying about that Joe King kid who apparently wanted to fight you after school to really give a toss about. Read More >>

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It’s Only Mr. T! 30 Years of Toys Confiscated From London Schools

Yeah, it's easy to romanticise the past, but there's something almost sweet about Confiscation Cabinets, an exhibition at the V&A's Museum of Childhood showing 30 years' worth of contraband swiped from kids at over 150 schools in London. Read More >>

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Experience Life From a Toddler’s-Eye View

Aww, remember what life was like as a 2-year-old? Toddling around, barely able to keep your spit from dripping out of your mouth and then not having the capacity to wipe it up. Eating mush. And always, always, chasing after Dadddddd-yyyyy. Read More >>