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
Take a tour around a family-friendly Victorian terrace in east London
Take a tour around a family-friendly Victorian terrace in east London. The chimney breast in this chic white dining room has been stripped back to the original brickwork, adding a three-dimensional feel to the space.
Take a look around this vintage-style terraced home
Rustic living room, farrow and ball cornforth white, wall hung black & white slate council notice, large black station clock, mirror made from salvage door, black iron victorian fire, old lantern, stripped waxed floorboards, milking stool, arm chair cushions grey/brown & white stripe