It was a candy novelty sweet. A skeleton, made up of all the individual bones of candy you could put it together and it came in a plastic coffin!
Bizzie Lizzie (or Fizzy Lizzy?) Chewy bar – raspberry flavour, with very fizzy sherbet in the middle, used to be 5p each, and my sister was mad about them!
Choc Italian Creams (Buchanans) & Fruit Creams (Ross’s of Edinburgh) Half Chocolate covered soft (not liquid) caramel – a bit like a very creamy fudge & fondants with a hard shell and melting centre with very natural fruit flavours (the white one (pear) is particularly good.
It was a large lollipop sold during the late 80s which was a long kind of rectangular shape (much bigger than Drumsticks). You could get pink (strawberry) and yellow (lemon) ones. They were quite sherbety tasting. They had a texture similar to fudge or iced caramels and melted in the mouth. They came without a [...]
Half inch wheel shaped boiled sweet sold in jars….
Not sure of the name… It was a home made type sweet that you used to see back in the good old days! It was a square lump of milk chocolate which had bits of broken toffee and hazlenuts of some type of nut. It was such a long time ago! It would be pretty [...]
It was a hard lolly covered in thick chocolate, once you had chewed all the chocolate off the lolly underneath was like a traffic light, red green and yellow.I only remember them in the late 60s. Also I remember those bags of ‘gold’ bubblegum that looked like sweetcorn in little bags tied up with string.AND, [...]
Boiled sweets in flat square tablets with a delicate flavour, usually dusted with icing sugar, and sold loose by the quarter. I remember them from my school days around 1977, from a tiny little sweet shop.
Chew bar about 5 inches long and half inch wide, I remember them in toffee flavour and a fruit flavour possibly rhubarb and custard. When warm they were really stretchy, my friend and I used to see who could stretch theirs the longest and would have to stand on chairs they were so stretchy…. gross [...]
It was a lolly, similar to Chup Chups, but it was shaped like a whistle, and it worked as one! Used to have great fun annoying adults for miles around, until you bit the end off…
Fudge covered in chocolate “you can’t say no to a welcome”
I lived in the Isle of Wight in 1980-1 and used to buy bloody jaspers all the time. A small blackcurrant flavour boiled sweet lolly – themed on haunted houses(?). No idea if it was a regional thing or what. Delicious!
(Bright) Orange oval sweets wrapped individually in clear cellophane wrappers. Don’t remember buying them for their medicinal benefits and they tasted quite differently from most other herbal cough sweets. They were always quite expensive, and I could buy them at least up til the late 80′s (probably later) from my local ‘olde sweete shoppe’. I [...]
squirrels? You have them with cherry lips. the sister sweet, were in lots of flavours and were kind of round with flat bottom?? They came in a triangular long tube then you could get them by the 1/4 in sweet shops. They were called something else but I can’t for the life of me remember [...]
Flavoured pencils Sugar flavoured coating with liquorice in the middle…
Pink Pillows (I think… at least that’s what we called them!) Came ONLY from Forbouys chain of sweet shops in the 1980′s(Fieldway, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey – inparticular). They were Hard, Pink, Huge, kind of triangular in shape. Strawberry flavoured. Had a tangy pink sherbert/sugary coating. Lasted for ages. Had to hold them and suck [...]
Round flat fruit lollies, quite old fashioned, has the fruit on it, a bit like boiled sweet kinda rock sliced up to make lollies.
Can’t remember the name! Paper-wrapped, fruit-flavoured (ie in various bright colours) boiled sweets which were disc-shaped, about the size of an old penny (or a bit bigger).There was a slight hollow on one side of the disc?
It was like chocolatey lumps….Mum used to call it “deck shavings” it was broken m&m’s and other chocolatey lumps and powder and was my favourite sweet ever. I have not seen it since I was 13 years old (1994)
Fruit shaped sweets (bananas, oranges etc) that I used to get out of the 20p machines.