Candy Cigarettes~ Kids pretended to be cool like the grow-ups. (Hopefully they don't make these any longer)

Unique Retro Gifts: Candy Cigarettes

Just Like Dad Candy Cigarettes. I remember getting candy cigs in my halloween bag when I was My mother broke them up into little pieces so I could eat the candy but I wouldn't try to look like dad and "smoke" them.

Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse)  'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

1968 Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr estranged from the family business in the States - but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes

Remember any of these? Old fashioned sweet shop in Rye High Street, East Sussex, UK. There is always a queue! I love sherbert lemons By B Lowe

Old fashioned sweet shop. I remember the one in Tuffley we used to stop in to get all sorts of sweets. My favourite were the Fox Fruits and Mints

LOVE HEARTS/Retro Sweets 100 rolls £8.97

LOVE HEARTS/Retro Sweets/Wedding Favours,Engagement,Party,Kids Bags,FREE P&P

Space Dust.  Everyone in the playground was crackling.

Old Fashioned Sweets / Candy From Your Childhood

Milky bar kid.

How the Milkybar kid became a drunk... and a showjumper, a musician and a gardener. We find the stars who rode into the sunset

The milky bar kid is strong and tough.the creamiest milk, the whitest bar.that's milky bar (went something like that!

1970s childhood memories! Jelly Tots - It’s hard to believe that you could buy anything for 3p!

"Rowntrees Jelly Tots soft and sweet. Rowntrees Jelly Tots good to eat. Lots of Jelly Tots in the Jelly Tots bag!

Trebor Fruit Salads & Black Jacks used to be 4 for a penny

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Trebor Fruit Salads & Black Jacks used to be 4 for a penny at Yellows sweet shop on the corner !

Credit: The Friday Project <strong>Spangles (1948)</strong><br />The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984. Within a couple of years, the tyrannical Big Brothers of lazy observational comedy rewrote history to make Spangles the…

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Spangles - remember these? In 1974 they had fizzy flavours like Orangeade and Lemonade. Spangles are a good reminder of a time when, as Roald Dahl once said, "the sweetshop was the very centre of our lives"

Today is the anniversary of the day in 1846 when Elizabeth Barrett eloped with Robert Browning. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

In 1846 Elizabeth Barrett eloped with Robert Browning. Elizabeth Barrett Browning - "How Do I Love thee? Let Me Count the Ways" (my favorite poem)

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