Gallery 10 Vintage

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GUERNSEY NOSTALGIA

GUERNSEY NOSTALGIA

[ENTRANCE TO THE

ARCADE IN THE 80'S]

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The town front and th e harbour though th ar e number of cars and e pretty unmistakabl Remembe e yachts has r the days significant – even when you without ha ly incr could ving to driv e around th turn left into Founta eased! in Street e roundabo ut?

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BECAUSE QUALITY MATTERS

The new and nostalgic Facebook page ‘Guernsey Days Gone By’ has been an internet hit, popular with current islanders, locals who have since left and even those whose only time on the island was a childhood holiday or two. The group already has thousands of members regularly sharing photographs and memories of the past and, with Guernsey being Guernsey, it’s hardly surprising that even the most obscure snippets of times gone by often prompt others to discover connections or remember once-forgotten memories. Do you remember any?

1979

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