Monthly Archives: June 2012

Honesty is the best policy

Most of us are not mad-dog-crazy. Most of us are either ‘normal’ or ‘eccentric’. Most of us hope we are normal; the eccentric ones hope they (we) are eccentric. The scolding we give ourselves when we do something silly is … Continue reading

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Doing the Shrimp Fantastic

Potted shrimps is the kind of experience that hits the pleasure buds situated inside the skull, slightly above the ears but below the level of the temples.* What is potted shrimps? Basically, little brown, coldwater shrimps, drowned in butter. And … Continue reading

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Not Mini Minestrone

It’s true; I admit it. I got the recipe off the back of a can. The ingredients section on a can of Heinz Minestrone. Maybe not the best place to start, but in the middle of an inadequately stocked supermarket, … Continue reading

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Dishus Spreads on Savoury Wafers

It’s official. I’ve eaten so much that the scales are refusing to weigh me. They didn’t even wait for me to get on them; took one terrified look at me and displayed Lo on the screen*. Too many fried cheese … Continue reading

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Gypsy Week!

In the month run up to the Fair, roads for 20 miles around Appleby are decorated with wooden posts and Police signs, similar to this one. This particular sight of a horse flagrantly ignoring The Law is not a rare … Continue reading

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Stand by for Appleby Fair!

Yep, Himself and myself are on our way for a day out at an unconventional event; Appleby Horse Fair! The below image shows just one of the fields on Fairhill which are covered in caravans and horse wagons. Check out … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Geeses! (Year 2)

Right, just a couple of cogitations and then the Real Post. Cogit 1: I was musing recently that Soulsubsistence has lost its way a little … not quite food, not quite farming, not quite … you get it, I know. … Continue reading

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