People are sharing their irrational childhood fears and they’ll bring the memories flooding right back
Don’t know about you, but every time we went to bed as a kid we used to lie awake at night waiting for the inevitable volcano and/or earthquake which was going to consume us all.
As we lived in south-east London, this was probably not going to happen. We were reminded of those sleepless nights after John Niven said this on Twitter.
Things you feared deeply in childhood that turned out not to be much of an issue in adult life: quicksand.
— John Niven HQ (@estellecostanza) January 7, 2019
It got people sharing their own irrational childhood fears and the memories just came flooding back.
— Joanne Harris (@Joannechocolat) January 7, 2019
Climbing electricity pylons to retrieve frisbees.
— Nick Pettigrew (@Nick_Pettigrew) January 7, 2019
A tree growing in my stomach if I swallowed a pip ♀️
— louise johnstone (@louisejohnston3) January 7, 2019
See also, disused quarries filled with water.
— Katywithawhy (@demerarabird) January 7, 2019
Getting electrocuted by the train tracks
— Complete Control PR (@pollybirkbeck) January 7, 2019
Swans breaking your arm
— Francis Scott (@FrancisScott76) January 7, 2019
— meh (@8a5bd1dc9d19431) January 7, 2019
The music from Tales of the Unexpected!
— More4Doors (@more4doors) January 7, 2019
Swallowing chewing gum
— JW ⚒ (@jaydubelyou) January 7, 2019