Lauren’s topic for Throwback Thursday is:
I’m a pretty nostalgic person, I guess. I could write pages about things from the past that I loved and miss today. My list of don’ts is much shorter.
- I don’t miss school. I enjoyed bits of it but by and large I didn’t. I have mentioned this in previous posts so I won’t make this a long rant.
- I don’t miss boiled cabbage. Mum used to cook cabbage that way and I hated it. It smelled awful, looked disgusting and I could barely eat it. I think it was one of the few foods I really made a fuss about having to eat.
- I don’t miss smoking. Not me. I have never smoked a cigarette in my life but I grew up at a time when lots of people did and it was horrible being trapped with the awful smell. Especially in a hot car. I have memories of car trips with my aunt and uncle both smoking in the car while we kids were all trapped in the back.
- I don’t miss motion sickness. When I was a child, travelling on a bus or coach always really upset me for some reason. I was fine on the train. I think the smell of diesel may have had something to do with it. We’d often go by coach to stay with our grandparents during the summer holidays and it was not unusual for me to throw up at least once during the journey. I did grow out of it eventually but I still get woozy if I try to read on a bus or in a car.