Such a lovely three day weekend; the rainy weather meant we felt no guilt at having a pyjama day and chilling at home. The younger children had such a fabulous time playing, amid several huge disagreements over a certain rag doll, belonging to neither of them but still proving to be the most coveted toy of the day.
Made by grandma for their older sibling, rag doll Rosie thankfully managed to stay intact during the very heated disagreements. (Has anyone seen a pattern for a similar doll - it might save some sibling arguments.) Sitting in my old pushchair this afternoon, she is probably as thankful as we are for a little promise of sun at last. The grass is certainly in need of cutting but I will be very sad to see the pretty little daisies lost. They remind me of happy school days chatting on the field and making daisy chains with friends.
On the grass this little group looked like a heart and so happily colourful next to the very green background.
I must have had this little purple pushchair for around thirty seven years, it has certainly lasted longer than all the plastic pushchairs we have owned over time. Very, very scary to think my childhood toys would now be considered vintage! It is really lovely seeing my baby play with toys that not only her older brothers and sisters enjoyed but also my brothers and I used.
I wonder how many of her toys will still be here in almost forty years time?
Do you have a favourite childhood toy that is still played with & loved today?