Got to be the FAB.
Not only is it fab (hah!) , but it has unlimited potential for snooty debating on how to eat it.
Once you reach your 30's, Fabs lose their appeal. Zooms, for sure were the best 8)
Cider Barrel for me
Simple, classy, elegant.
Visually, the red of the ice lolly and pale yellow of the ice-cream complemented each other perfectly. A real design classic.
As you crunched through the outer layer, the ice would refresh your mouth. Your taste buds, stimulated and excited, would then be treated to the splendid luxury of the vanilla, and your soul would feel caressed by the gods.
Oh, if an ice-cream van came round the corner right now....
Here it is
... We once (1977) sent my Aunty Vera into a corner shop to get:
Three Lolly Gobble Choc Bombs and a Lord Toffingham
What you have to understand is that my Aunty Vera was, until that moment, a deeply scary woman of whom we were profoundly terrified and this was us taking the p1ss big time.
However, to her great credit, she fulfilled the order with aplomb and it broke the ice (lolly) good and proper. We were all best mates for ever after.
Often enjoyed the aforementioned Cider Barrel, was sometimes partial to a Strawberry Split, never ever felt like having a Fab though.
My favourite was this:
Although sometimes, to be different, I would go for these wafer-in-shape-of-an-oyster-impossible-to-eat efforts:
so do i thinking back now
had a one night stand a very long time ago with a bird that looked just like that :shock:
like you used to have watching the wrestling on World of Sport with your dad, lol.