Childhood sweeties!

by Hannah

Retro sweets is the topic of Kate’s Listography this week, I think we all still get excited when we spot sweets from our childhood and although I find most really sweet now, I still love to buy them when I see them.

Here are my 5 picks…

I remember getting dip dabs (although in my memory it’s dib dabs!) at my local newsagent along with the sherbet tubes with liquorice, which I hate so that part got thrown!

Wham Bar Original Raspberry Flavour (new larger size)

These two bars bring back loads of memories of Secondary School, when we had a tuck shop, the shop closed in the first couple of years of being there, but I still have lots of fond memories of queuing up with everyone.

Cola cubes you could make last forever and then they were all chewy in the centre…

I used to always buy fizzy strawberry laces in Woolworths when in my local town, they were pretty sour at first but I still loved them!

Check out everyone else’s sweets at Kate Takes 5:


11 comments

QWERTY Mum 12th March 2011 - 6:31 pm

I remember Dib Dabs being very messy!

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Jennie 12th March 2011 - 8:07 pm

Great selection. This listography is bringing back so many school memories for me x

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Inside the Wendy House 12th March 2011 - 10:39 pm

Cola Cubes rock! xxx

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Kate 13th March 2011 - 6:05 pm

I so nearly had cola cubes – but they always hurt my mouth!

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Vickie Ford 14th March 2011 - 7:23 am

Yummy love laces

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Mrs Stepford 14th March 2011 - 2:45 pm

Ooooh! A Wham bar!!! Now where can I get one of those on a Monday afternoon? Great choices.

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MWM 14th March 2011 - 5:09 pm

I have just commented on someone elses about Sherbet Dip Dabs but I think I got confused as I was thinking of the ones with the yellow long sweet in the middle and 2 sachets on either side with different flavoured sherbet in, but cant remember what they were called now! Had forgotten about cola cubes as well, do you remember pineapple cubes, mmmm.

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MWM 14th March 2011 - 5:35 pm

Ha, I rang an old friend and she remembered what they were http://www.bestbritishsweets.co.uk/retro-sweets/swizzles-matlow-double-dip-sherbet-sweets.html known as Swizzles Matlow Double Dip Sherbet sweets. I am convinced when you see the picture you will remember them x

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podgypixiejo 15th March 2011 - 8:59 am

Oh wow Wham bars! Brilliant! I was always slightly paranoid I'd lose my teeth while eating them, but they were so yum! 🙂

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motherporridge 15th March 2011 - 9:03 pm

it's dib dabs to me too. Always will be.

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(Mostly) Yummy Mummy 17th March 2011 - 10:52 am

Oh Wham bars! I had forgotten about those! I loved them 🙂

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