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14 minutes ago, benjamin1945 said:

Also in the boxes were 3 fag lighters and 3 cigarette cases,,again from my teen years,,,my school science book was there,and i was surprised how good my handwriting was,,i also did the reports for school football and cricket matches which i read on stage,,and was delighted to find a couple of them more or less still readable...........had to pack up sorting after a while,started to feel too 'melancholy''.........especially when i saw the contents of the next box,,which was all my Dads old bits,,............perhaps another day..........

Sounds like the beginning of one of my favourite novels, The Go Between!

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On 9/28/2019 at 6:41 PM, Cliff Ton said:

At the next meet-up, I'll be watching how-and-what people eat with a new degree of interest.

You know what I’ll be cadging given half a chance ........

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4 minutes ago, LizzieM said:

You know what I’ll be cadging given half a chance ........

 

 Heh -  I'll make the seating arrangements Lizzie so you sit next to some innocent who doesn't know of your predilections...  :hungr:

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Chips, chips and more chips !

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Chips wiv everyfin Guv'nor, even the cups n saucers..

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Which side would like your cup handle sir?

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On 9/28/2019 at 8:58 AM, benjamin1945 said:

 

Nearly joined you Gem,,,but had to get back to sleep,,,i was selling ''Mary Baker'' cake mixes to shops in Dorset,,,,talk about crazy dreams,,,

Your mention on Mary Baker cake mixes brought to mind when mum tried one.... tasteless was her comment her  first and last box. I never did get to sleep I waited till it started to get light went for the dogs and said "walkies" one was ready the other just looked at me and closed his eyes. I found it quite eerie walking over the beck and down to the harbour never saw a soul no lights anywhere don't think I will do that again.

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I have just been disinherited....mum said if I dared say this is her and my aunt !!!

It really isn't.

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Who is it then Gem?

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1 hour ago, Beekay said:

Who is it then Gem?

No idea !!!!  My daughter saw it on Facebook said it reminded her of them both and said I wasn't to tell them. 

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Well it's technically Monday, but I'm on the end of Sunday.  Slowly sipping a second small glass of wine and off to bed shortly.  As it happens I've not had a drop of alcohol for three weeks till just now.  I must be ill..  :blink:

 

Been on a bit of a 'health kick'.  Mostly 'low carb' meals..especially lunchtime and mid week. It's not really difficult..  just replace things such as spuds, rice etc., with loads of veggies such as cabbage, cauli, green beans or whatever. No snacks. 16:8 diet, which means you eat your day's food in 8 hours and fast for 16. Not much effort for me to do that as I rarely eat breakfast, so I just finish eating by 8-9 pm and have nothing till lunchtime next day.

 

Also back into walking. Mostly up the hill and into the woods every other day, with shorter walks and swimming or a bit of weight training on others.

 

I've lost about 12 lbs so far.. but I can't really see where from...

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  1. Yes its Monday, up at 2.30 again cant sleep ,bored stiff, hundreds of tv programs all trash , I then remembered seeing that others were having the same problems so I logged in and  saw that I was the only member with 7 guests .  What do others do to use the time to use up the dark hours, I daren't make any noise in case I wake the wife yes I am a coward . What do others do? , I am unable to sit for very long so reading a good book is out so I am continually walking about it don't take long in a bungalow. Still it will be light soon but not soon enough.
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Reckon just missed you trogg,,im awake obviously,,but know I'll be back to sleep again soon,,afterall ive left a lorry load of luncheon meat (plumrose) down in Norfolk,,

Mary baker cake mix in Dorset the other night,, tut,

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Bloomin' dog on the next street woke me at 1.30am again, I must have got back to sleep because I woke again at 3.15am. We call it two bark dog, because that is what it does, until it is exhausted. Has a rest and then starts again.

 

I read my book for a while, titled 'The King Makers Daughter written by Philippa Gregory' brilliant story written in such a way that even I can understand it.

 

Followed that with a session on my laptop, all done without sound on so as not to wake hubbs. Somehow I ended up on WW2? not the most restful thing to be reading up on. Ended up re reading about ' Little Boy and Fat Man', Hiroshima and Nagasaki. No chance of sleep now?

 

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Join me in Norfolk carnie,,we'll have a luncheon meat sandwich,,,

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Whoar,' Luncheon Meat'. I haven't had any for years. Only seem to see the posh stuff these days, 'Chopped Ham and Pork' You know how to spoil a gel benj.:biggrin:

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I have these mad dreams every night carnie,,and wake up with total recall,,

Why? Cake mixes in Dorset,,and Luncheon meat in Norfolk? 

Reckon i need help?

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Mmmm, We wont call the therapist in just yet Benj. Not til we get to 'Broken Biscuits' in Bulwell or 'Cows Heel' at Calverton? :rolleyes:

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carni

now Woolworths in Bulwell has closed where do we get "Broken Biscuits" from?

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Chopped Ham and Pork, as kids we used to call it plopped ham and chalk. I was kept awake in the night by Foxes in the garden up to no good.

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Mary, I know they are about because we see them, but can't for the life of me think which shops. We don't buy them anymore. When the kids were small, we used to buy them often but now there is only two of us we would end up with soggy biscuits. I looked on the internet and they are advertised under the name of 'House of Lancaster Broken Biscuits', but you have to buy bulk., at least four boxes. If I remember the shop, I will let you know. 

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1 hour ago, mary1947 said:

carni

now Woolworths in Bulwell has closed where do we get "Broken Biscuits" from?

 

Try Marsdens in Bulwell Mary................

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Carni, you could always buy four boxes. Surely you must have three friends who would like an early Christmas present.

Ben, I'll  be having spam fritters for lunch today, wanna join me?

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