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    Why would you want to put cherries in there ??
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    Because I love cherries.
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    ^^^^
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    Oh for fucks sake!

    Xmas is December 25th.

    Not November 2nd.

    The only Xmas spirit that should be mentioned before then us drinkable. I am going back under my rock if you lot are going to pollute my feed with Xmas chatter.
    Remember, remember we are doing OK this November .

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    It's nearly that time of the year that I weigh-in the Nectar points on booze.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyber-_-man View Post
    I am going back under my rock if you lot are going to pollute my feed with Xmas chatter.
    GET POSTING ABOUT CHRISTMAS PEOPLE.....GET POSTING

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenny View Post
    GET POSTING ABOUT CHRISTMAS PEOPLE.....GET POSTING
    Remember, remember we are doing OK this November .

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    Being mega organised this year. We're hosting, have all 3 kids as well as my folks (who always cook every year without fail so its time they had a year off) so my better half and I are doing Christmas dinner. We planned the menu last night, as we plan to buy things sporadically to spread the cost of it all. She's a bit good at cooking so the menu sounds utterly ridiculous.

    I'm actually very much looking forward to this year's festivities, contrary to my default grumpiness prior to December.
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    13th-19th November, Sainsbury's are doing double-you-points back on Nectar...not food or most booze, but I think Champagne is included in that deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Langers View Post
    Being mega organised this year. We're hosting, have all 3 kids as well as my folks (who always cook every year without fail so its time they had a year off) so my better half and I are doing Christmas dinner. We planned the menu last night, as we plan to buy things sporadically to spread the cost of it all. She's a bit good at cooking so the menu sounds utterly ridiculous.

    I'm actually very much looking forward to this year's festivities, contrary to my default grumpiness prior to December.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Bear View Post
    Is that you Sue?
    It's not, but I can see how you thought it was me

    Like Langers, we are hosting this year, 9 of us. We had a trial run last weekend ( lamb though not turkey) and it went perfectly. I insist everyone wears a Christmas outfit this year, even me 88 year old mother who will be dressed as ' Number 1 Elf ' ( although when trying it on she did say ' well I look a right bloody Prat ')

    Also like Langers I'm very much looking forward to this year's festivities

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    Just injected the Christmas cake again with brandy. The aromas from it are fantastic.

    Tried the pickled onions and shallots yesterday,added a little sugar to the vinegar this year, lovely. Gala Pie and other stuff ordered from the butchers in Gornal.

    Christmas crackers got and table wear, snowflakes this year.

    I could go on.....and on....and on, but I will spare you

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    I'm hoping for Xmas dinner on a tray in front of the telly this year, but it won't happen.

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    Get yourself in an old people's home, they should do that for you there
    Nothing to see here...... can't offend sensitive souls.

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    Started to put my beer lineup for Christmas Day together.

    Bought a bottle of this Wicked Weed Genesis Blonde to go with the main course:



    This beer starts life as a saison, and is then moved to wine barrels for aging. Papaya and guava are added and it is aged for six months. As is common with Wicked Weed beers there is a little funky farmyard on the nose, but lots of soft tropical notes too. Not dissimilar to a white wine, an oaked chardonnay perhaps. The tartness is not too heavy, and those lovely tropical notes really shine through.
    https://www.beerhawk.co.uk/wicked-weed-genesis-blonde



    However, I'm really tempted to search out a bottle of Burning Sky - This Land instead as it sounds absolutely perfect and I'm slightly concerned about the tropical fruit notes of the Wicked Weed not matching the food:



    A mixed fermentation beer aged on 150 grams per litre of pressed grape skins in a steel tank and a mix of oak barrels. The result is a subtle and very refreshing nod to both the grape and the grain. This Land is our land and this land was made for you and me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny75 View Post
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    Time that you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.

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    Fightstar drummer in the Argos Xmas advert..... so random
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    Remember, remember we are doing OK this November .

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