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Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 9 Feb 2013 15:23

I'm not much mithered about chocolate..but i've just made a batch of cinnamon biscuits..not enough cinnamon though for my tastes...will have to remember to adjust the recipe and put in an extra spoon for next time :-(

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 9 Feb 2013 15:26

Muffy I believe there is a delicious cinnamon and raisin recipe on the Tesco website if you would like the url

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 9 Feb 2013 15:27

Absolutely Errol I would please :-D :-D

aivlyS

aivlyS Report 9 Feb 2013 15:28

Yes Hayley you are right .. if he left them well ... cinnamon I love too the smell is just wonderful

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 9 Feb 2013 15:29

there you go - save one for me and let me know how they taste - and how much the ingredients cost and the name of the checkout girl and remember to thank the manager for providing such a tasty recipe

http://realfood.tesco.com/recipes/cinnamon-and-raisin-cookies.html

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 9 Feb 2013 15:31

Sorry Hayley, nothing personal.

Copy sent to rr:

This is post is nothing to do with Christianity & only put up to cause problems as are those following it.

This is part of the ongoing nastiness aimed at John by several member who have gone as far as Googling etc to try to find out about his private life & passing it round to any other member who asks!


You are not just spoiling this thread for John, but also Cynthia & several of us.

edit. This information being offered was NOT given by John

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 9 Feb 2013 15:48

What a pity that some perfectly nice people on Genes have felt it necessary to spoil a thread that has had no nastiness on it. I know that Cynthia will cope but it really is not necessary just because a few people don't like one person. Surely you are all better than this. Very disappointing.

Merlin

Merlin Report 9 Feb 2013 15:52

Its not neccessary,just ignore him.

Wend

Wend Report 9 Feb 2013 15:55

Whilst I do agree that John can be very irritating, I think this way of 'getting at him' is most unfair on Cynthia. :-(

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 9 Feb 2013 16:21

I understand perfectly well what is happening and do not wish to be drawn into it.


As Ann, who is a self-confessed church-goer will be aware, we gave up the 'eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth' theory 2,000 years ago.


We now turn the other cheek.


:-)

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 9 Feb 2013 16:22

:-D

Gins

Gins Report 9 Feb 2013 16:23

Cyns :-D <3

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 9 Feb 2013 16:26

You are actually playing into his hands - he will come out as the martyr. Please do not.

Lady Cutie

Lady Cutie Report 9 Feb 2013 17:38

SLAP ... there you go Sue cant have you going blue .

Hazelx :-D :-D

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 9 Feb 2013 17:40

Lolol Hazel that HURT!!!!!!!!!!!

Lady Cutie

Lady Cutie Report 9 Feb 2013 17:43

Sorry Sue .. :-D :-D

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 9 Feb 2013 17:53

I also think it would have been the decent thing not to hijack this thread, Cynthia has posted on it in good faith ( literally) and kept it going for those who wish to read.

I don't suppose it's any good me asking as a 'friend' that all irrelevant posts are removed? by the sensible compassionate posters who are 'better than this'. Please? for Cynthia's sake and others who may have enjoyed the thread for its original topic.

this is a very specific thread I feel...like gardening and bird watching, they do veer off topic...but are not DELIBERATELY taken over as 'tit for tat'.





Cynthia

Cynthia Report 9 Feb 2013 19:55

Hard to believe that it's nearly Lent.........Ash Wednesday is looming already. :-S


I love the season of Easter more than Christmas. It always seems so hopeful and exciting.


Many churches will hold a service on Wednesday and some will include the Imposition of Ash - where the priest places the sign of the cross in ash on the communicants' foreheads.


Unfortunately, they don't do this at the church we are at now, but it used to happen at a previous church and I was never ashamed to be seen wearing the ash.


For Christians, the ashes are used as a sign of our mortality and the repentance of our sins.

It is a reminder to us that we all come from ashes, and to ashes we will return.





AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 9 Feb 2013 19:59

Cynthia is that any connection to 'sack cloth and ashes?'

Not being Anglican I don't know.

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 9 Feb 2013 20:14

Hi Ann yes, it's all part of the same symbolism.......repentance of our sins and looking forward to forgiveness. :-)