Well, the girls and I went to see Squeeze tonight.
They still sound great. They did some songs from the new album and plenty of great old songs. Emma and I went to see Glenn Tilbrook solo a couple of years ago,but this was the first time I had seen Squeeze since 1987. (Of course, most of the band was different then, but then,to make it Squeeze mainly requires the presence of Glenn and Chris Difford,and they were both there in '87 and tonight. So that counts.)
Today's doll is this beauty.
She's just called 'The Witch on her original box.
|And she would have looked like this in her box.|
She's 'The Witch' from "Snow White".
She was made by Bikin in 1988.
She's obviously a cheap doll, but done pretty well. Look at her knobbly knuckles, just like in the movie.
She looks kind of strange because she has a pale,witchy head, on a normal,pink coloured fashion doll body.
|Check out that nose wart.|
She has tiny little fashion doll feet with some black witch shoes.
|Don't ask me what the hunk of extra plastic on the back is. Maybe she's wearing spurs.|
She actually has a polyester dress on under that cloak.
I don't think she came with a basket, from looking at the boxed doll picture,but someone apparently decided she needed one. (Good idea actually.)
|Although they should have tied it on the other side of her hand.|
There were other dolls in this series of course,including Snow White,the Evil Queen, and the 7 Dwarves, if I remember correctly.
Emma bought this one somewhere,at a yard sale probably. But I remember these dolls quite well. When Emma was tiny,(She was born in 1991.) there were still plenty of them sitting around in Toys R Us. Those were the days. the stores weren't in such a hurry to clearance things and get rid of them. Things lingered around for ages and there was always the chance you'd find something older and interesting. These days it's 'sell that thing or get it out of here'.