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RE: OUR MEMORIES OF GROWING UP

#316 by Slow Jo , Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:06 pm

She never gave it a chance,if I had a ten foot python she could'nt have gone out any faster,LOL.

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#317 by Slow Jo , Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:08 pm

Remember the little bottles of milk at school,or remember T C P ,god it didn't half smell like hospital ,and sticky flypapers.My dad use to breed budgies years ago gave mom one to tame as a pet ,took it out the cage flew stright into the fly paper,very reluctant to come out after that.


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#318 by lynne webb , Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:47 pm

I remember them flypapers well Jo, gran always got her monies worth from them, awful sight with them hanging full of dead flies, put me off eccles cakes for years.

 
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#319 by Slow Jo , Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:50 pm

Eccles cakes still love them still call them fly cemeteries.

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#320 by lynne webb , Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:55 pm

Can you still get cream horns, havent seen em for years.

 
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#321 by Slow Jo , Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:57 pm

Yes you can lynn ,and my wife can make them.

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#322 by lynne webb , Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:05 pm

You are so lucky Jo, I will have a look in the shops for some.

 
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#323 by Sheldonboy , Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:36 am

I used to love cream horns, My mom worked at Kunzles it was only round the corner in Garretts Green. It had a great cheap factory shop.


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#324 by astoness , Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:03 am

Quote: Sheldonboy wrote in post #323
I used to love cream horns, My mom worked at Kunzles it was only round the corner in Garretts Green. It had a great cheap factory shop.


blimey you were lucky having your mom working for kunzles SB..


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#325 by Sheldonboy , Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:08 am

Too right City fingers, Cakelets, Showboats Cream Horns etc etc etc.


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#326 by Slow Jo , Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:17 pm

Use to have an aunt who worked at cadburys, she always brought us a big bag of mishaped choclates,when she visited.

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#327 by Slow Jo , Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:46 pm

Just had a wagon wheel so small now, it's only like a big chocolate button, use to be the size of a side plate, bet the price has gone up as well.

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#328 by astoness , Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:03 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #326
Use to have an aunt who worked at cadburys, she always brought us a big bag of mishaped choclates,when she visited.


jo my auntie june worked for cadburys for well over 30 years...when she visited us in villa st she always came with 2 or 3 boxes of those little penny bars of chocs..i can still see them now


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#329 by Slow Jo , Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:23 pm

Anybody remember liqourice root it was like chewing the branch of a tree,last saw it at blist's hill museum,not far from where we live.

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#330 by astoness , Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:40 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #329
Anybody remember liqourice root it was like chewing the branch of a tree,last saw it at blist's hill museum,not far from where we live.


ha ha jo...ive got 2 sticks of it here...our kid got me some on one of his trips somewhere...as a kid i used to love them..used to chew it all day until all that was left was stringy stuff....happy days..


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