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Old Dec 5th 2019, 12:02 pm
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Our Welsh friends (No knicker throwing please)



And here is the whole film version of the story, sans Tom.

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Old Dec 10th 2019, 2:31 pm
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He'd better get his skates on, I've already used the first slab of pastry, and they won't last long!

I can smell that picture
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Old Dec 10th 2019, 3:44 pm
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It's Christmas, I'm feeling sentimental.

https://britishexpats.com/forum/loun...w-here-214687/

The old timers here will appreciate.
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I can smell that picture

It just needs the brandy butter.
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Old Dec 10th 2019, 3:48 pm
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It just needs the brandy butter.
Xmas brandy butter, you say?

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Old Dec 10th 2019, 3:51 pm
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Xmas brandy butter, you say?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHG9WAqAE_Q

I'd forgotten about that.

Mercifully.
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I'd forgotten about that.

Mercifully.
The Fast Show Christmas Special is one of the best pieces of TV ever made and I won't hear another word against it.
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The Fast Show Christmas Special is one of the best pieces of TV ever made and I won't hear another word against it.

No, it was good. It just hasn't been in my life much lately. Time to fix that.
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No, it was good. It just hasn't been in my life much lately. Time to fix that.
Nor mine. But seeing the words 'brandy butter' will always make me think of that clip. It's strangely Pavlovian.

Now that makes me want some Pavlova, which was a Christmas staple in our house. From M&S, of course.
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Nor mine. But seeing the words 'brandy butter' will always make me think of that clip. It's strangely Pavlovian.

Now that makes me want some Pavlova, which was a Christmas staple in our house. From M&S, of course.
Of course! I love pavlova. I also used to buy the M&S meringue nests, filled with fruit and cream, they make a good pav substitute.
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Of course! I love pavlova. I also used to buy the M&S meringue nests, filled with fruit and cream, they make a good pav substitute.
Sounds good to me.

Christmas dinner in our house was an M&S dessert fest usually anyway. Except for the pudding because my granny made that.
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Sounds good to me.

Christmas dinner in our house was an M&S dessert fest usually anyway. Except for the pudding because my granny made that.
Last week I bought a M&S Christmas Pudding and Mince Pies.
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Last week I bought a M&S Christmas Pudding and Mince Pies.


My mum usually made the mince pies. But I was mildly addicted to the M&S blackcurrant cheesecake, so there was always one of those on the go.
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Nicely understated in Olhão.....
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We got a tin of these.





OH is in charge of making mince peas. Pudding by Tiptree this year.
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