Thrills: that purple gum that tastes like soap. The manufacturer even use the slogan: It still tastes like soap! I found Thrills in Freak Lunchbox, a wonderful candy store on Barrington Street in Halifax, close to Doull’s used book store. Freak Lunchbox is a treasure of candy memories: Bottle Caps, Laffy Taffy, Charleston Chew, Garbage Candy (came in little plastic garbage cans)… My daughter bought a five dollar lollipop the
After coming back from a walk outside, I had to scrape a cigarette butt embedded in pebble-infested gum from the sole of my right sneaker.