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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy S View Post
    they're only chipolatas Al
    You must be off your food Roy, my son (age 7) demolishes 4 chipolatas in seconds. And I know you're allegedly "The King of Chips" but he'd wolf those down and want more... He'd move the beans around the plate though, and eggs? No chance!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex_UK View Post
    You must be off your food Roy, my son (age 7) demolishes 4 chipolatas in seconds. And I know you're allegedly "The King of Chips" but he'd wolf those down and want more... He'd move the beans around the plate though, and eggs? No chance!
    I am Alex (believe it or not..) trying to lose a little weight. I was tipping the scales at 16 stone when I got back from the cruise, I'm around 15 & a half stone now. I'd ideally like to lose another stone but seem to have 'plateaued'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy S View Post
    I am Alex (believe it or not..) trying to lose a little weight. I was tipping the scales at 16 stone when I got back from the cruise, I'm around 15 & a half stone now. I'd ideally like to lose another stone but seem to have 'plateaued'.
    I know what you mean, Roy, that plateau is a bugger, relatively easy to stay where you are but losing a bit takes sacrifice, and we're sacrificing a lot at the moment so chips/cheese/crisps/chocolate are a bridge too far!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy S View Post
    they're only chipolatas Al
    Yesh, and I believe that's what your lady friend says about your 'chipolata'

    You need satisfy her with something meatier

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    Like those ham shanks, Granty, and you're bang on about the 'Chitarra' pasta!

    Anyway, just enjoyed the following al fresco, as it's another gorgeous sunny day here, currently 20C....

    Barbecued chicken thighs (marinated in a spicy red-pepper puree, chill peppers, ketchup, and middle-eastern spice called Zatar), served with a due of salads, one with baby new potatoes, radishes and celeriac, coated in freshly ground horseradish, dijon mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, fresh chives and tarragon. The other, apple, celery, pineapple and walnut, coated in a natural yogurt dressing with fresh lemon juice:







    All washed down with a bottle of this *truly gorgeous* rosé from Lidi:



    Details here: https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/p/product-...einherb/p30766

    One of the nicest rosé wines I've had, so smooth, full-bodied and gorgeously fruity, with almost no 'edge' and very low-acidity. When nicely chilled, perfect spring/summer drinking, and only £5.99 a bottle!

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    chicken is nicely done..like the lemon wedges too.
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    Some fresh fruit and veg delivered today


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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex_UK View Post
    I know what you mean, Roy, that plateau is a bugger, relatively easy to stay where you are but losing a bit takes sacrifice, and we're sacrificing a lot at the moment so chips/cheese/crisps/chocolate are a bridge too far!
    im putting on weight too... must be a c cup now
    Regards,
    Grant .... ؠ ......Don't be such a big girl's blouse

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    **I’ve studied deeply in the philosophies and religions, but cheerfulness kept breaking through**

    **Hate makes you impotent, Love makes you crazy. Somewhere in the middle you can survive.**

    “Nothing discloses real character like the use of power. It is easy for the weak to be gentle. Most people can bear adversity. But if you wish to know what a man really is, give him power. This is the supreme test. It is the glory of Lincoln that, having almost absolute power, he never abused it, except on the side of mercy.”

    “You see these dictators on their pedestals, surrounded by the bayonets of their soldiers and the truncheons of their police ... yet in their hearts there is unspoken fear. They are afraid of words and thoughts: words spoken abroad, thoughts stirring at home -- all the more powerful because forbidden -- terrify them. A little mouse of thought appears in the room, and even the mightiest potentates are thrown into panic.”

    Then I saw it. I saw a mum who would die for her son. A man who would kill for his wife. A boy, angry and alone. Laid out in front of him, the bad path. I saw it. And the path was a circle. Round and round. So I changed it.

    “There's a war out there, old friend. A world war. And it's not about who's got the most bullets. It's about who controls the information. What we see and hear, how we work, what we think... it's all about the information!”

    ***SMILE, BE HAPPY***

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    Stop that, you're giving me a chubby!

    We'll go bra shopping together after the lockdown

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marco View Post
    Yesh, and I believe that's what your lady friend says about your 'chipolata'

    You need satisfy her with something meatier

    Marco.
    Oh it's plenty meaty & quite a mouthful

    Nice looking lunch.

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