En­joy these fun retro prod­ucts

Cotswold Life - - NEWS -

Things weren’t al­ways bet­ter in the 1960s and ’70s, but some are def­i­nitely worth re­vis­it­ing…

Con­tain­ing Fizzy Blue Bot­tles, Cola Bot­tles, Fried Eggs, Fizzers & Parma Vi­o­lets, Love Hearts, Re­fresher Chews, Foam Shrimps, Snowie Stars and Jelly Beans, you may thank us for shar­ing this with you, but your den­tist won’t. £24.99. www.retro-sweet. co.uk

Dansette GPO Bermuda Red turntable plays 33, 45 and 78 speed records. Record all your vinyl to a USB stick, plus MP3 and USB play­back avail­able. Built-in twin stereo speak­ers with 2 x 2.5 watt out­put. £149. www.getinthemix.com

The first and orig­i­nal lava lamp de­signed by the founder of Math­mos and in­ven­tor of lava lamps; Ed­ward Craven Walker in 1963. £75. www. math­mos.com

Surely ev­ery­one had one of these in the ’70s. The Trim phone is a per­fect blend of old and new, a con­tem­po­rary ver­sion of the clas­sic tele­phone with all the style and fea­tures of the orig­i­nal, but with mod­ern push-but­ton di­alling for con­ve­nience. Also...

Orla Kiely 70s Flower medium enamel casse­role pot, Ap­ple Green. £60. www. wildand­wolf.com

As well as look­ing to­tally fab­u­lous, es­sen­tial lis­ten­ing fea­tures on these Roberts’ Re­vival DAB por­ta­ble ra­dios in­clude 120-hour bat­tery life, FM/DAB wave­bands and stereo line-in socket for ipod/mp3 play­back. £179.99, www.robert­sra­dio. com/uk

Re­mem­ber that mag­i­cal mo­ment when the noo­dles went crispy in the fry­ing pan? Vesta Chow Mein is still on sale at Tesco for £1.65.

How many Six­ites homes had this hang­ing over the mantle­piece? The Chi­nese Girl by Vladimir Tretchikoff . A print is yours for around £20 on ebay.

The shake to erase func­tion makes Etch A Sketch ap­pear like magic so that you can start all over again. £14.99. In­de­pen­dent Cotswold toy shops and www.ama­zon.co.uk

Orla Kiely 70s Flower large enamel casse­role pot, Per­sim­mon Orange. £79. www.wildand­wolf.com

Orla Kiely 70s Flower enamel tea pot. £50. www.wildand­wolf. com

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