British christmas

Explore the rich and unique traditions of a British Christmas. Discover top ideas to celebrate the holiday season with a touch of British charm.
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A big tin of it. A Christmas tradition of my childhood. Now buying this tin and opening it the wafted aroma brings an almost unbearable Proustian moment. These are the sweets that shaped a generation of Britons. This humble tin teaches principles of rationing, sharing and judgement while also introducing subtler aspects of the pleasure/pain balance (toffee penny, anyone?). But wait! they have changed the packaging. What happened to that caramel one with the star on its wrapper? Good to see…

Helen England