When it comes to shopping, there are some things we would like to buy and others that we simply have to buy – the essentials in life.
You know how it is ... everyone likes to treat themselves now and again, so a trip to the shops to buy a little luxury for yourself or your home is fine, but shopping for an essential “this” or a replacement “that” can be a bit of a bind.
Talking of spending your hard-earned, today we’ve unearthed a few old photographs of shops and a builder’s premises here on South Tyneside.
Do you remember paying any of them a visit?
What were the stores you particularly liked visiting and why?