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So what do miss from the UK?

Old Mar 30th 2008, 8:58 am
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I'm still here so I can say what I would miss if I were in the UAE. The greenery of the Lake District for one!
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Originally Posted by jason4004 View Post
I'm still here so I can say what I would miss if I were in the UAE. The greenery of the Lake District for one!
but to get that greenery you need all that rain.
that I don't miss
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I don't miss anything to be honest with you
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I'm still here so I can say what I would miss if I were in the UAE. The greenery of the Lake District for one!
If thats the first thing that comes to the forefront of your mind, might want to take a second think about coming out here.............
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I don't miss anything to be honest with you
me neither...

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well you don't know i guess until you try it MM xx
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M&S Food Hall is about the only thing I miss
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Decent Fish and Chips!
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I miss proper fish and chips in paper walkin back from the pub on a night out!

And bacon buttie vans on the way to work. I used to stop in a layby and have one every morning!
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Deep fried Mars bar supper and the deep fried pizza from my local chippy.... Tried it at home but just cant get that '2 week old chip fat' taste.....
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
Decent Fish and Chips!

Great minds think alike
I also have a craving for proper garlic bread and donner meat!
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I think i should quit my job and open a chip shop chain out here with pies and gravy!! LOL
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I think i should quit my job and open a chip shop chain out here with pies and gravy!! LOL
and battered pork sausage
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My friends and that's about it. They've got passports!
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thought of something!!! Greggs cheese pasties!
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