The Real McCoy - Quality Tastebud Ticklers by BlueMoonRose

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508 views, 8 favourites, 21 May 2013
Featured in THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT OR AS WE MISSED IT! on 17 February 2013, in EUROPEAN EVERYDAY LIFE on 22 February 2013, in IT’S IN THE DETAIL on 25 February 2013 and in DISABILITY AND BEAUTY on 25 March 2013
Shot with my Canon PowerShot IS camera on Macro setting.

The Lion Confectionery Company, which was based in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England, ceased production several years ago.Midget Gems are a well loved sweet in the UK and are still made by other companies, but none of these pale imitations can approach the original sweets as produced by Lyon. A limited amount of Midget Gems are produced according to the Lion recipe, but these can be difficult to get hold of. Yours Truly is suffering from withdrawal symptoms, as they are my favourite sweets, especially the black ones!

My life is divided between teaching Music and Photography. The instruments I play are organ, piano, clarinet and saxophone. I taught German and Spanish before my retirement, but since I got my digital camera no longer have time for them!

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  • Gabrielle  Lees
    Gabrielle Leesover 1 year ago

    Yummy! LOoks great!

    Gabe :)

  • Thank you, Gabrielle. They are tiny sweets (the size of your pinkie fingernail) and, while they are a little softer than American hard gums, they are quite firm, so last a long time. They are also full of flavour!

    – BlueMoonRose

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajover 1 year ago

    Lovely work!

  • Thank you, Ana.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • CanyonWind
  • Pop’s, many, many thanks for featuring my picture. I really appreciate it! I am back on my diet, so they are “forbidden fruit”!

    – BlueMoonRose

  • ✿✿ Bonita ✿✿ ђєℓℓσ

    Congratulations on your feature nicely done and presented hugs

  • Thank you, Bonita.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • Evita
    Evitaover 1 year ago

    Ohhhhh yummy.. wonderful image !!!! ☺♥

  • Thank you, Evita. Satisfaction guaranteed with these mouth watering delights!

    – BlueMoonRose

  • vigor
    vigorover 1 year ago

    Talk about temptations, I love these things!!!

  • Thank you, Vivian.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • katekreations
    katekreationsover 1 year ago

    Congratulations Featured 22nd February 2013

  • Thank you so much for this lovely feature, Kate. It has made my day!

    – BlueMoonRose

  • GemmaWiseman
    GemmaWisemanover 1 year ago

  • Thank you so much for this lovely feature, Gemma. It has made my day!

    – BlueMoonRose

  • rasim1
    rasim1over 1 year ago

    wonderful capture!

  • Thank you, Rasim.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumover 1 year ago

    Kathryn, I could just eat these little chaps all day, great shot. Love it …Fave. Shirley

  • Thank you, Shirley. They are my favourite sweets, especially the black ones.

    – BlueMoonRose

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