There aren’t many old hobby shops around anymore. And visiting those stores used to be fun, especially if you were lucky enough to find old stock.
This month, Australia loses another “hobby” store when Dick Smith Electronics shuts it’s doors for good, after 48 years. I really enjoyed visiting DSE stores
Christmas shopping in Australia back in the 1980s meant summertime, heatwaves, flies, Westfield shopping centres, the hope that Santa had received my letter, and last
A small toy shop chain from Queensland, Australia that is all but forgotten – “Toy & Novelty” had three locations in the mid 1980s. Here’s
Remember the days of the local Hobby Shop? Not only are there far fewer hobby shops around now, but it’s actually quite difficult to find
In the 1980s, Uncle Pete’s Toys was the toy shop that every kid who lived around Sydney wanted to visit. While a few smaller Uncle