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Pacers (1976)  When Mars punted out a mint variant of their counter-conquering blocks of citrus paste, tolerant half-smiles were the order of the day, but a simple change of name took Opal Mints out from the shadows of their mouth-watering forebears. A sporty theme and the addition in 1980 of green go-faster stripes to the basic white slab more than made up for the disappointingly weak, almost homeopathic, minty tast

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Robert Mars- Robert Mars’ artwork shows a fascination with the Golden Age of American popular culture and celebrates the icons of the 1950’s and 60’s advertisement

Robert Mars- Robert Mars’ artwork shows a fascination with the Golden Age of American popular culture and celebrates the icons of the and advertisement

Still think of them as Marathons and not Snickers! Who remembers the advert with the song "Marathon "

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

Spangles (1948)  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.

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"

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Ages of Didney

All the stages of Disney; SO TRUE! Though I'd like to say the the Rescuers, and like the dark ages held some of my faves, Oliver and company, The Great mouse detective, and Fox and the hound. Though I grew up in the Renaissance Era of Disney

Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' 2007. Costume designed by Alexandra Byrne.

Best ever costume dramas

Example of a RUFF Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' Costume designed by Alexandra Byrne.

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustration East of the Sun West of the Moon

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