It’s Moments Like These…

May 16th, 2007 by Susannah

Minties Girls

Featured Gem 12
Real Photo Postcard

Date: Unspecified (after 1922)
People pictured: Unidentified
Postcard Back: blank

Notes: Isn’t this fantastic? Six girls dressed up as Sweetacres Minties! When it comes to lollies, Minties (now called ‘Allens Minties’ and manufactured by Nestle) are a bit of an Australian classic. What with the party game ‘Mintie hunt’ (as opposed to peanut hunt) and the ‘who can make the longest Mintie wrapper’ challenge….Minties were well established as a part of our childhood.

Minties were invented in 1922 by James Stedman (his company also invented Jaffas and Fantales!)

4 Responses to “It’s Moments Like These…”

  1. michelle
    May 27th, 2007 11:08

    Hi Susannah,

    It was so lovely to meet you the other night. I’m totally in awe of the book you put together – I just keep flicking through and going ooooh.

    Would be lovely to do it again sometime wouldn’t it!

  2. justine
    May 27th, 2007 13:18

    what a great photo!
    hey i looooove my journal what a wicked idea.
    sorry i did not get to catch up this time, amybe at #3………

  3. Jhoanna
    May 28th, 2007 00:40

    It was so lovely to meet you Susannah. I am truly in awe of your work. Your gift is just amazing – I just keep flipping through the pages and admiring all the illustrations. Thanks so much – I love it.

  4. melissa
    May 30th, 2007 17:49

    i love that photo- i think it’s my favourite yet!
    sounds like you had a wonderful time at the blog-getogether. all the gifts look amazing.

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