John Grant’s I Wanna Go To Marz

By Martin Zibauer »Martin Zibauer

June 23rd, 2011

No comments

Marz is a candy store John Grant remembers from his childhood; in the song, he lists all the sundae flavours on the menu:

Bittersweet strawberry marshmallow butterscotch
Polarbear cashew dixieland phosphate chocolate

My own childhood ice cream came from a truck stop in Cartier, Ont., where we stopped on the way to the camp. The ice cream came in four flavours only: vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, and pistachio. I always had strawberry. Vanilla was boring then and pistachio confused me. Chocolate hadn’t yet realized it could be naughty. The ice cream was always a little stale, with tiny, crunchy crystals in it. I still like it that way.

What are your ice cream memories?


No comments

You need to be logged in or a registered user to leave a comment

Log in  |  Register

Tonight on Cottage Life

  • 06:00 pmMY RETREAT
  • 06:30 pmDINING INN-VASION
  • 07:00 pmBUYING THE BAYOU
  • 07:30 pmWEEKEND RENO
  • 08:00 pmFARM KINGS
  • 09:00 pmBUYING THE BAYOU
  • 09:30 pmWHAT'S FOR SALE
  • 10:00 pmMY RETREAT
  • 10:30 pmWEEKEND RENO
  • 11:00 pmBUYING THE BAYOU
  • 11:30 pmCOLIN AND JUSTIN'S CABIN PRESSURE
View Full Schedule

MOST POPULAR


Martin Zibauer