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Allan Report 27 Jun 2013 12:24

I was helping my wife today to chop some large pieces of wood into smaller ones so that we could burn them in our fire.

My wife was wielding the chainsaw whilst I was holding the wood.

She really enjoys all that sort of stuff, as well as woodworking and all the so called 'blokey' thjings.

My daughter is the same. She also enjoys going bush with a chainsaw and revels in her hi-vis work clothes (ok, although she is office based, she does have to attend worksites as part of her job)

But it made me think: I enjoy cooking, do the ironing etc, while they enjoy chainsaws!

Noisy, smelly, vicious things they are!

And the chainsaws are not much better :-P


Claddagh Report 27 Jun 2013 12:28

LOL Allan!


RolloTheRed Report 27 Jun 2013 12:44


LadyScozz Report 27 Jun 2013 12:44

lol Allan

Before I married OH & he took me away from all that, my job involved attending worksites. Yes, I wore a hard hat, overalls & safety boots!

Outside of work, I enjoyed dancing, aerobics & going to the gym....... and I liked to sew, knit & crochet.......... AND I can cook!

These days I'm too decrepit for most of all that, I still cook but leave the chainsaws for Himself.


Neither of us enjoy ironing :-(


eRRolSheep Report 27 Jun 2013 12:46

I stir the soup with a chainsaw


Allan Report 27 Jun 2013 12:50

lol all

Flaming heck, Errol, what sort of soup do you make (and how?)


eRRolSheep Report 27 Jun 2013 12:53

It can be quite lumpy.

I call it Errol's Lumberjackatawny Soup.


Sharron Report 27 Jun 2013 12:53

I can strike pretty fair arc.


Frederick Report 27 Jun 2013 12:54

Errol, are you sure it's only soup and not Lamb Stew. Yummy. !!!!! ;-) F


Allan Report 27 Jun 2013 12:54

Whoa! Rollo, I just watched part of the link you posted :-0

You're surely not suggesting that Errol....... no I can't believe that :-0


Allan Report 27 Jun 2013 13:17

Errol, does your soup have a hint of half a tree thrown in?

Or maybe just a limb or two....of lumberjack.

This combination of soup and chainsaw is doing my head in :-S


Persephone Report 27 Jun 2013 13:18

The lumps are the Rocky Mountain Oysters (from the sheep) that go into the Lumberjackatawny........

You eat it with a hammer and tongs... and clean out the bowl with sandpaper...


eRRolSheep Report 27 Jun 2013 13:23

It is rather tasty though.

Just watch out for the splinters.

Mind you, you could use them as toothpicks.


Allan Report 27 Jun 2013 13:24

Persey, those RMO's were known as lamb's fry in the north of the uk, and I did enjoy them sometimes as part of a fried breakfast.

I'll wait until I receive the recipe from Errol before I pass judgement on the rest of the soup


Allan Report 27 Jun 2013 13:26

Perse, that sandpaper is all the roughage I need


eRRolSheep Report 27 Jun 2013 13:26

It has stuff in it


Allan Report 27 Jun 2013 13:30

Ah, just the type of soup I enjoy!

I was taught to cook by three witches on a blasted heath in Scotland.

The blasted weather wasn't much better.


Mersey Report 27 Jun 2013 13:48

I love doing blokey stuff..... :-D

Im very good at any type tiling, and also excellent at decorating even if I do say so myself.....I don't do painting!! :-| and I dont do man flu >>>>>>>>>>>>>runs



eRRolSheep Report 27 Jun 2013 13:49

But they made a pretty mean broth.


Allan Report 27 Jun 2013 14:00

Ah, yes! Those soup kitchens again ;-)

Mersey, no need to run.

Extensive medical research proves that man flu is an actual medical condition

All twelve members of the investigation committee produced papers to confirm their findings.

The twelve male doctors were unanimous in their conclusions