go down memory lane

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go down memory lane

To reminisce over memories of past events, especially happy ones. My grandmother spends more time going down memory lane these days than talking about the present. Sarah: "How did your coffee date with John go?" Amy: "It was pretty amicable, actually. We went down memory lane for a while, and then we went our separate ways."
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go down/take somebody down ˌmemory ˈlane


take a trip down ˌmemory ˈlane

remember, or make somebody remember, pleasant things that happened a long time ago: Reading those letters took me down memory lane.We’ll be taking a trip down memory lane this evening when Mary Smithson talks about her 50 years in publishing.
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She added that aside from being the original store, their restaurant's main branch in the SC is like going down memory lane as they have customers there who are now department heads of the campus.
Going down memory lane, he said:"One day, Kailash Surendranath (advertising filmmaker) made me face the camera for the first time.
Going down memory lane, not so long ago China was the sole superpower in the sport.
Going down memory lane, the chief minister said he saw bodies lying at a railway station while returning home from his boarding school in Shimla in a train, which remained etched in his mind.
With the love of music from the past, people love going down memory lane, so you can go and see The Drifters, The Four Tops, The Ink Spots, The Supremes - the names jump out at you - all performing live that night, which makes me laugh, as most of the original members are sadly dead, old or retired.
We can keep on going down memory lane or you can go on a walk to remember with me.
So, going down memory lane and comparing how these child actors looked when they got their big break to the way they do today and the career they've had, one would think that a talent competition for young people would be just the ticket to Hollywood -- or at least to a few parts on a local series.
CHRISTMAS tree so bright The Christian light A symbol of love From Heaven above Christmas tree I'm going Down memory lane like A gold and silver train Where are we going What will we see Christmas tree large and small The ships are here The car factory The call centre The textile industry Hear the sound of children They are looking at reindeers And Santa Claus The letters have been written The three wise men are Travelling now a baby is going To be born, the commercial World is having a ball Christmas tree in the living room Presents under the tree For you and me Here comes the family The old memories of long ago We are all special Like a silver and gold star Christmas, oh, what a treat Christmas tree so bright.
Going down memory lane, Umm Bilal said: "My father's friends, mostly businessmen, were present at his iftar table, which was arranged near their shops in the textiles souk and Sakeefa Al-Rasas area at the mosque's courtyard.
Going down memory lane, Madan Lal said: "It was those great moments.
Hope you've enjoyed going down Memory Lane Maybe in 30 years we'll do it again All of us have got a story Thanks for listening to Jackanory.
Harty goes back in time Eddie Harty senior, standing in for his son and namesake, was going down memory lane after In Bloom, carrying the colours of his wife Pat, took the opener.
Going down memory Lane JAGUAR first started operations at Browns Lane in 1951 when it set up its headquarters on the site.
We had spent many hours going down memory lane, with Tan showing us some old pictures of the past and of the days when the silk mill had been established and the visit of Field Marshall Ayub Khan to the factory.
We shared many interesting experiences together in that magical time of childhood and I always enjoy talking to old school friends and going down memory lane.