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What's a one or two word phrase that conveys the meaning "These are some things that I did when I was younger."? The context is a blog that features Writings, Photography, and Artwork. The short phrase will be used as a possible category of the blog's posts.

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Juvenilia is the word I would use here.

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I like it.. A fancy word for a wordsmith's site. –  Ben Apr 5 '11 at 14:04
    
I had never heard this word but I certainly like it. I will definitely be trying to shoe-horn it into conversation for the next few days! –  Karl Apr 5 '11 at 14:13
    
new to me, but instantly comprehensible without even bothing to follow the link. Great potential for distinguishing "Immature early work" (which may be only of academic interest) and "Early work" (far more likely to include some truly artistic offerings). –  FumbleFingers Apr 5 '11 at 14:44
    
Depending on the context such a word is presenting in, you may find that your visitors have no idea what the link leads to. –  Django Reinhardt Apr 26 '11 at 16:50
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Childish scribblings may be what you're looking for though it is a touch negative.

Youthful endeavours could serve too

and failing that

early works though depending on the quality of the earlier work it might make you sound like you take yourself a touch too seriously.

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I like "Youthful Endeavors". It's a good middle ground between Childish scribblings and early works. –  Ben Apr 5 '11 at 13:53
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I suggest Crayonings.

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That suggests stuff done when you were 10. –  apoorv020 Apr 5 '11 at 17:28
    
@apoorv: That's how I read the question. I pictured users posting stuff they did as kids. I see now that's a bit off. –  Callithumpian Apr 5 '11 at 18:05
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I note that others have taken "younger" to mean "teenage" or "childish", but I can't see anything in your question that implies either. So...

Older creations

Previous works

From the vault

Early works

Lost treasures

Or a mixture of some of these words.

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I know you have an answer but I immediately thought of reminiscences

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Reminiscences are your memories of doing things, not the things themselves. –  Marthaª Apr 5 '11 at 18:30
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