Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse)  'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse) 'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

'The xx' are really just a British band called 'The'.

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Classic style and sophisticated British elegant with the Sand Freestanding 65 Vanity Unit with doors from Burlington Bathrooms http://www.burlingtonbathrooms.com/Products/Category?cat=17326&name=Sand

Classic style and sophisticated British elegant with the Sand Freestanding 65 Vanity Unit with doors from Burlington Bathrooms http://www.burlingtonbathrooms.com/Products/Category?cat=17326&name=Sand

The Queen's English - A Simple Guide to British Cakes: Lemon drizzle, Bakewell tart, Battenburg...

Finally, A Simple Guide To The Brits' Weirdly Named Cakes

The Queen's English - A Simple Guide to British Cakes: Lemon drizzle, Bakewell tart, Battenburg...

Always loved Monty's path.  Warning: links to Daily Fail!

Be it brick or cobbles, paving stones or tiles, if you're thinking of putting in a new path, now's the time to do it, says Monty Don

Magnetic letter hunt! Can you find the first letter in your name can you spell your name?   EYFS/pre-school activities.

Magnetic letter hunt! Can you find the first letter in your name can you spell your name? EYFS/pre-school activities.

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