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365-078 Jesmona old fashioned black bullets

Black Bullets, properly called Jesmona Black Bullets, are a confectionery produced by Maxons of Sheffield. They are popular throughout the north of England, most notably in Newcastle, where it is said they gained a great deal of popularity with the local miners. The name Jesmona refers to the Jesmond area of Newcastle.

 

These came back from someones holiday. A traditional sweetshop can be found here www.flickr.com/photos/hotpixuk/3690681811/

 

(c) Hotpix / HotpixUK Tony Smith - Hotpix.freeserve.co.uk WDCC

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Taken on September 7, 2009