A trip perhaps to Woolworth for a 1d bar of Cadbury's, a flat finger of chocolate loosely wrapped in silver and purple foil or perhaps a trip to Nicholson's the Newsagent for a Walls Ice Pole
, a long prism shaped lolly, only 3d.
The new FAPS Centurian Ice pole
is not just nice and stiff, but quite innovative, and includes a flattened dolly butt a bit like the flattened cork handles on the classic Daiwa rods.
I thought caring for the kids on holiday meant shoving an ice pole
in their mouth to keep them quiet, until tried to put sun cream on my nephew Kai.
He said: "John rubbed Mary's leg with an ice pole
and offered to lick it off.
In the summer, I never thought he'd get away with the scribbled note he left inside his windscreen - Ice Pole
Mechanic On Duty.
So yesterday, we set off with a van chock-full of Cornettos and piles of ice poles
to the hottest coast in the country - in sunny Ayrshire - where thermometers topped 86F (30C).
In the past 24 hours, I've packed away two meat feast pizzas, a packet of Penguin biscuits, tub of Haagen Dazs and four ice poles