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Old Dec 10th 2019, 9:27 pm
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We got a tin of these.





OH is in charge of making mince peas. Pudding by Tiptree this year.
I would go through those tins and claim all the green triangles and purple nut caramel ones every time.

And then I'd go through the Roses and claim all the strawberry creme and hazlenut whirls.
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Old Dec 10th 2019, 9:38 pm
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I would go through those tins and claim all the green triangles and purple nut caramel ones every time.

And then I'd go through the Roses and claim all the strawberry creme and hazlenut whirls.

The Little Lion was going to bring some Walnut Whips, but he dropped a couch on them, so that won't be happening.
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Old Dec 10th 2019, 9:39 pm
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The Little Lion was going to bring some Walnut Whips, but he dropped a couch on them, so that won't be happening.
That has got to be the best cover excuse for 'I ate them all' that has ever been used. Props.
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That has got to be the best cover excuse for 'I ate them all' that has ever been used. Props.



I wouldn't put it past him.
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Old Dec 11th 2019, 12:19 am
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I wouldn't put it past him.
Once squashed they would need eating up. Doesn't he have time to go and buy some more? Elder q boy has been given a shopping list
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Yes please. Really, yes please.

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Once squashed they would need eating up. Doesn't he have time to go and buy some more? Elder q boy has been given a shopping list

Good thinking, I'll issue instructions. He's arriving on Saturday.
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Yes please. Really, yes please.

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Sorry about the Spanish. This came in via Mexico. Translates as "Finally, they put a light in the bathroom"
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Sorry about the Spanish. This came in via Mexico. Translates as "Finally, they put a light in the bathroom"





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I’ve moved the posts re Christmas Bonus into a separate thread.

https://britishexpats.com/forum/loun...istmas-929773/
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I'm all set for Christmas with a Terry's Chocolate Orange, some Walkers Shortbread and one of those tins of Quality Street.

This one totally passed me by for years until I arrived in NZ; it has somehow instantly makes me think Kiwi Christmas and never fails to make me smile.





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Just to be perfectly clear, I'm not even remotely Christian, I just think the music and the place are lovely, and when you sit there, or in one of the great cathedrals, and listen to the music and the voices floating about it's spectacular.



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