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Galaxy Counters, my nan used to buy them for me every day and pass them down the bus to me on my way to school!!

Sherbet Fountain. My liquorice never lasted long enough to finish all the sherbet, had to use my finger!!

'Do not stand at my grave and weep' - Frye Haunting stuff.


The Goodies give their first public performance for 25 years

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For my brother who passed away unexpectedly one year ago today ... I was getting…

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The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

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

from the Guardian

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Synonymous with Christmas for anyone under 50, these much-missed mini-choc bars disappeared when manufacturer Terry's of York was gobbled up by multinational food giant, Kraft, in 2005. The foil-paper wrappers and flavours were, however, seared by rote and gluttony into the memory of a generation. Devon Milk, Café Au Lait, Plain Dessert – colour-coded in oranges, browns and aquas, as if to blend into the wallpaper of a 1970s living room – these were tiny Yuletide treats

from BBC Good Food

Battenberg cake

Battenberg cake recipe - Recipes - BBC Good Food - what a gorgeous looking cake! The recipe makes it sound easy to create - I'll be amazed if mine looks so neat! Covered in delish marzipan too!

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