Brian Best lived in the area before Milton Keynes and recalls the changes from country to city. He describes the family Christmas tradition of having an extra Christmas present put inside a snowman that they opened at tea time. Talks extensively about his boyhood activities living in the countryside. Barbara recalls life as a child during the war, toys were homemade and there were few sweets. Grandson Sean has brought in a toy chick to represent a teddy bear given to him by his grandfather when he was in hospital. Bear knitted by nurses in aid of charity.