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"This is a book to indulge in, the literary equivalent of Horlicks before bed, guaranteed to leave you feeling all warm inside" (The Observer)
"A lovely tongue-in-cheek memoir...a wonderful antidote to all those tales of childhood woe pouring from the presses; read and enjoy" (Publishing News)
"A welcome visitor into any home that houses a Nick Hornby or a Tony Parsons." (Glasgow Herald)
"An unashamed nostalgia fest . . . comic gold." (Time Out)
"Warm moments . . . thanks to the author's grasp of the anecdote." (Word)
A feel-good childhood memoir for the Friends Reunited generationSee all Product Description
If you were born on the sixties and want a trip down memory lane this will be just the ticket, it will stir long forgotten memories and have you grinning about the simple pleasures... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Weaver
Chose this after it was cited in David Mitchell's Black Swan Green. Enjoyed it very much although wish some of his cartoons could have been reproduced as they featured so... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jess R
Not even interesting drivel - I like the concept but there are people in my road who could have made a better hash of this - how did he get a publishing deal?Published 19 months ago by nossa
I wanted to like this, I really did. It started out quite promising, in an Adrian Mole-lite kind of way, and was quite amusing for a while, but the diary entries were so shallow... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Peter Sharpe
Being roughly the same age as Andrew Collins, it's amazing how many things he recalls that made me go, 'Oh yes, I remember that! Read morePublished on 2 Sept. 2013 by Bella65
bought this book ages ago. Was a good read and funny at times took me back to my growing up daysPublished on 22 Aug. 2013 by linnibin
A very entertaining read, a little of all of us "normal" 70's kids in here, good times brought back by Andrew Collins.Published on 8 Aug. 2013 by Forecol
Although a little disapponting, it was a good walk down memory lane. I didn't enjoy the verbatim diary entries from childhood - why? Read morePublished on 18 Mar. 2013 by Kevin Geddes