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Old Mar 7th 2009, 2:23 pm
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For all those who are lucky enough to be there already...What do you miss from the UK food wise?

My mate gets me to send her Seabrooks Cheese and Onion crisps

Her teenaged boys miss Cadbury's chocolate
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Milk tray?

I miss propper beer the most...before you say "it's not food" look at most stout drinkers.
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Battenburg Cake!
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Old Mar 8th 2009, 9:17 am
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Milk tray?

I miss propper beer the most...before you say "it's not food" look at most stout drinkers.
I should have put food/drink.....I know in NZ I missed the beer from home sooo much and that was just a 6wk visit
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never mind food, I miss working with sparkies who have an idea about what it is they are working with. Half the ones I come accross don't even know what PSCC is, or how to work it out, or why it's important.

Sorry to get technical everyone. Just lost a job to a dickhead spark, cos he's kiwi and I ain't !
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Central Heating, Insulation & Double Glazing....
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British TV
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genuinely nice, polite & warm-hearted British People.....

and of course.....Central Heating, Insulation & Double Glazing....



drive through the leafy lanes.......on a rainy misty day

some of the most beautiful gardens and parks in England....

British Telly & magazines.. ...



proper English Scones.......

Tea Rooms........

traditional winter pubs with a roaring wood fire & a decent bitter.

authentic Belgian Waffles...........
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Pork Pies and Fray Bentos Steak and Mushroom Pies and Galaxy Chocolate apart from that nothing as you can get everything else i like over here.
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tell you what I miss

going back to your car after shopping, wondering if the window has been put in
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seeing that smug bastard in a white van with a speed camera as you do 80 on the motorway
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listening to the radio and hearing that the queue you are in is 10 miles long
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cars towing f'ing horse boxes (hang on we have them here)
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council rates for services you'll never use
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f'ing stupid women taking their precious ones to school in their 4x4 on the school run, (hang on again we have them here as well)
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coming home to a warm house
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the queens speech at Christmas -hahahahahahahahaha
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Originally Posted by Kimi-Deacon View Post
Pork Pies and Fray Bentos Steak and Mushroom Pies and Galaxy Chocolate apart from that nothing as you can get everything else i like over here.
You can certainly get Galaxy here easily enough though
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Originally Posted by sparkie down under View Post
tell you what I miss

going back to your car after shopping, wondering if the window has been put in
or
seeing that smug bastard in a white van with a speed camera as you do 80 on the motorway
or
listening to the radio and hearing that the queue you are in is 10 miles long
or
cars towing f'ing horse boxes (hang on we have them here)
or
council rates for services you'll never use
or
f'ing stupid women taking their precious ones to school in their 4x4 on the school run, (hang on again we have them here as well)
or
coming home to a warm house
or
the queens speech at Christmas -hahahahahahahahaha
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Originally Posted by luvwelly View Post
Battenburg Cake!
i love this too. you can buy it in new world
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Originally Posted by irnbru14 View Post
You can certainly get Galaxy here easily enough though
I bought a galaxy a few weeks back as its my fave choc i was so dissapointed just wasn't as good as i remembered lol .Think we all put these things we cant get now up on a pedastool.

I would love a can of irnbru though mmmmmmmm, though probably best i cant get it as one of the things that triggers my migraines
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Originally Posted by carolineshewan View Post
I bought a galaxy a few weeks back as its my fave choc i was so dissapointed just wasn't as good as i remembered lol .
Galaxy is rubbish. not sure why on earth ppl longing for Galaxy chocolates. There are much nicer and superior quality handmade fresh Belgian/French (Fauchon) chocolates exist here.

I got two of Galaxy Dark last year while staying in Auckland, and it was just tasteless and thus dumped it to my brother & left most of them in the fridge and came back to Welly.
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