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In which the village suffer for my meaness

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Sharron

Sharron Report 19 Apr 2013 19:59

So he has carried out his civic duty and we have a pile of clean tablecloths. They need to be back at the church hall but, of course,he doesn't have a key and I don't want him crossing the main road unnecessarily, so I have suggested that Fred and his mate take them up the road to one of the churchwardens tomorrow.

He said he wouldn't do it, I said he would and he had a sulk.

It turns out that he still thinks I can't organize a beer up in a brewery and he can't carry the tablecloths all that way on his wheelchair. His mate will be with him, on his pushbike,and he has been known to cycle home with a weeks shopping.

Would you really want one as silly as me to be writing a book for the benefit of others?

Merlin

Merlin Report 19 Apr 2013 14:00

Buying him an extra sausage sandwich :-D Then deducting it from his pocket money :-D :-D Thats exploitation :-D then nick half his fish and chips too boot. ;-)

Sharron

Sharron Report 19 Apr 2013 13:55

A poor,disabled old man is being cruelly exploited and you think it would bring a ray of sunshine.

Shame on you!

wisechild

wisechild Report 19 Apr 2013 13:35

Come on Sharron.
Then Jude & I could claim royalties for being so supportive.
Seriously I think it would be a ray of sunshine to thousands of other carere. :-D :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 19 Apr 2013 10:18

They were parts of different courses.

CupCakes

CupCakes Report 19 Apr 2013 10:15

Sounds lovely except the tinned peas and pink blancmange - yuk

Sharron

Sharron Report 19 Apr 2013 10:08

He is downstairs beavering away at his official duties in a very important manner.

No doubt he will be expecting to have a chain of office for official occasions.

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 19 Apr 2013 09:18

Wisechild......thats a blinky good idea....your book could bring laughter as well as a great deal of help to readers. The way you have helped your dad is amazing:)) and you have a brilliant way of telling us all about his/yours daily antics...LOL

jude ;-)

Sharron

Sharron Report 19 Apr 2013 09:04

I don't suppose I would be allowed to now he is a civil dignitry, village tablecloth monitor.

He is probably covered by the official secrets act or something.

wisechild

wisechild Report 19 Apr 2013 07:38

I like tinned peas & the skin on custard & milk puddings. I like tinned carrots too.
No accounting for taste.
Sharron, have you thought of writing a book about Fred´s adventures in your spare time?
Ducks to avoid missiles. :-0

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 19 Apr 2013 01:57

Love the skin:)))...like l love dripping on bread:)))

jude

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 19 Apr 2013 01:14

I only like tinned marrowfat peas.

I've also never discriminated for or against 'skin' on blancmange etc - just part of the deal :-D

Barbara

Barbara Report 19 Apr 2013 00:01

Love the skin - always tried to get it at school dinners unless someone else got to it first

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 18 Apr 2013 23:08

Skin on custard / blancmange disgusting.!
At head of the table in comp I always asked if some wanted it..some did, but when there were no takers I always took it off before passing it to to the rest of my fellow diners.

Sharron

Sharron Report 18 Apr 2013 23:03

So do I.

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 18 Apr 2013 23:02

I like tinned peas.

Sharron

Sharron Report 18 Apr 2013 23:01

If I was your mother I would not have even let you know that blancmange,custard and milk puddings had a skin. That would have been all mine.

You don't realize how good bread and butter tastes until you grow up and eat it from choice.

The crusts probably don't give you white hair and curly teeth either.

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 18 Apr 2013 22:33

Sharron not forgetting the skin on custard-yummy

Mersey

Mersey Report 18 Apr 2013 22:30

Sharron she said that and told us it was good for us..... :-D....geeeez what adults would say to make us chew LOL ;-)

Sharron

Sharron Report 18 Apr 2013 22:23

Best bit.