Goodie Goodie Gum Drops

Man, this one’s a cinch! Why spend ages trying to come up with an interesting title for this post when it has (literally) been handed to me on a plate? Goodie Goodie Gum Drops is the name of the cutest lolly shop I’ve ever seen, and it just happens to be down the road from me at Kurrajong, is that the result of good karma or what? The shop itself is a cool revisiting of those halcyon days when lollies were bought one or two at a time from separate jars – I know I’m showing my age but I can remember when you could get the classics like milk bottles, red frogs, freckles and musk sticks for the princely sum of two for a cent. The poor (usually young) shop assistant would have to patiently dole out lollies from each jar, then, of course, you would change your mind, and he or she would uncomplainingly put them back again!

Of course, there’s more than just lollies in this shop…lets’ see…there’s hand made chocolates you can buy individually…lollipops guaranteed to get you peace for the rest of the day, (although then there’s the sugar high to contend with), imported English chocolate biscuits, boxes of nougat, big, big cookies, and there’s even a little cafe for if, (God forbid), you need something non sugar related!!

And, like all shops in Kurrajong, there’s unusual little things to buy, how sweet would these be for a wedding or housewarming present?

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2 Comments to “Goodie Goodie Gum Drops”

  1. Thank You leaving Your nice comment on my blog.

    Lovely. Especially I liked to see those tea things. Well, we have huge museum of coffee cups in Finland and I think that it might be interesting to You see coffee cups around the world.

    Here:

    http://sartenada.wordpress.com/category/museum-coffee-cup/

    Have a wonderful day!

    • Wow…a whole museum devoted to coffee cups, they were so pretty. I especially liked the Japanese ones. Here in Australia we have a similar shop devoted to tea pots, it is in the Blue Mountains and sells devonshire teas as well, it is also lovely, but very squashy!

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