According to a 2012 survey, the happiest time to have been a child was the year Despite a water shortage, strikes and high inflation, an extraordinary heatwave cast a spell over the nation, allowing children to play for hours outside.
Boys in a Glasgow back court show off their Christmas presents, which include astronaut suits and Space Hoppers. 1970 // MOMA, Century of the Child - I love my Glasgow
Photograph by Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, Girl on a Spacehopper, L. Parker Stephenson presents Byker, an exhibition of the work of Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen: “ The Byker project focuses on a terraced.
hours spent bouncing up and down the lawn on a space hopper . I didn't realise it was so hard until I tried as an adult .
Photo taken by Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen called Girl on a Spacehopper (Byker) taken in Part of the Tate Modern collection of photographs.