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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. A: "How did your coffee date with John go?" B: "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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Dame Laura Davies has long enjoyed going down memory lane at Gleneagles, given her a deep affection for Perthshire, both on and off the course.
International gastronomic association Chaine des Rotisseurs recently hosted its going down memory lane - summer luncheon at Da Vinci's restaurant in Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai.
It is not clear as to how going down memory lane and sharing childhood pictures is actually challenging.
Going down memory lane, APC claimed that prior to 1919, Cameroon was being administered by Germany and that following the defeat of Germany in World War 1, which end in 1918, Cameroon became part of a League of Nations mandate territory which consisted of French Cameroon and British Cameroon in 1919.
Going down memory lane, after the country had attained the status of nationhood a constitutional referendum became necessary.
Going down memory lane while describing a 1960s' incident touched upon by an earlier speaker, Mr Naqi said he was expelled from the University of Karachi by its then vice chancellor Dr I.H.
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." Wes P acknowledges the truth in all things that we are faced with today.
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.
Going down memory lane, the octogenarian chief minister, in his foreword in the book, said he fondly recalled that as a member of parliament from Mandi in the 1970s he used to dance the whole night in front of the tents of the assembled 'devtas' during the Kullu Dussehra.
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.