War rationing – carrots on a stick. war rationing was just a  way of life during World War Two in the UK. One of the luxuries  to hit the rationing list was sugar and with no sugar, there was no ice cream.  But the official wartime substitute for ice-cream was a carrot on a stick.  Many British children born just before the war didn’t discover  what ice-cream actually was until the war was over and  the rationing stopped. The photos are from 1941

War rationing – carrots on a stick. war rationing was just a way of life during World War Two in the UK. One of the luxuries to hit the rationing list was sugar and with no sugar, there was no ice cream. But the official wartime substitute for ice-cream was a carrot on a stick. Many British children born just before the war didn’t discover what ice-cream actually was until the war was over and the rationing stopped. The photos are from 1941

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This picture symbolizes what it was like to be a kid before the Information Age. It shows the simplicity of life without the use of technology. Before technology emerged, children were excited when parents bought them a new doll or the latest toy car; and those were considered luxuries. Now, children are more interested in having the newest iPad or the most recent game system as a form of entertainment. This picture goes to show how much has changed since the development of technology.

This picture symbolizes what it was like to be a kid before the Information Age. It shows the simplicity of life without the use of technology. Before technology emerged, children were excited when parents bought them a new doll or the latest toy car; and those were considered luxuries. Now, children are more interested in having the newest iPad or the most recent game system as a form of entertainment. This picture goes to show how much has changed since the development of technology.

Looking through the store window and thinking maybe Teddy needs a friend!  (Date/location/photographer unknown).

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Una bambina con la sua bambola siede sulle macerie della propria casa bombardata, Londra, 1940.

Una bambina con la sua bambola siede sulle macerie della propria casa bombardata, Londra, 1940.

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