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And no crumpets ....
Some French supermarkets stock them. Géant in St. Louis, for a start, so they're not on our normal UK shopping list. Someone mentioned chutney - we make several superb chutneys ourselves so have no need - which reminded me of Branston pickle, another perennial requirement.
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Old 14.11.2017, 23:53
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Some French supermarkets stock them. Géant in St. Louis, for a start, so they're not on our normal UK shopping list. Someone mentioned chutney - we make several superb chutneys ourselves so have no need - which reminded me of Branston pickle, another perennial requirement.
I know but since I do know I didn't make it even to Basel.
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Old 15.11.2017, 00:03
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My cousin is getting an OBE but can't tell us why because she's a secret squirrel. I'm thrilled for her, but it's so frustrating too.
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Old 15.11.2017, 00:05
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My cousin is getting an OBE but can't tell us why because she's a secret squirrel. I'm thrilled for her, but it's so frustrating too.
Who's gonna dust it?
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Old 15.11.2017, 02:18
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My cousin is getting an OBE but can't tell us why because she's a secret squirrel. I'm thrilled for her, but it's so frustrating too.
I did not know what an OBE was and googled it - that's awesome! Congratulations to your cousin!
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Old 15.11.2017, 03:07
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I did not know what an OBE was and googled it - that's awesome! Congratulations to your cousin!
Thank you, but I've got it wrong. It's an M.B.E. "For services to national security". All I keep thinking is.."...but she's so little!"
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Old 16.11.2017, 01:54
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Why do we still have so much paperwork?
Just spent several hours clearing out the filing cabinet and I'm still only half way through
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Old 16.11.2017, 02:56
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Oh, nooooo! Finally got around to dragging myself through the online shopping. At considerable mental cost to myself, I managed to selected items. Just as I thought I could take no more and would click through to the cash desk The System, or maybe just me, deleted my whole shopping basket, irretrievably.

EDIT: I retrieved my shopping basket after all, and bought the stuff. Drained me, though.

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Old 16.11.2017, 10:00
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My cousin is getting an OBE but can't tell us why because she's a secret squirrel. I'm thrilled for her, but it's so frustrating too.
OBE or MBE, she and the reason should be on this list

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news...-2017-10633223
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Old 16.11.2017, 10:42
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OBE or MBE, she and the reason should be on this list

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news...-2017-10633223
Depends if Blueangel means she's physically being awarded it soon or whether her name will be on the 2018 New Year's Honour's list.
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Old 16.11.2017, 10:54
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Why do we still have so much paperwork?
Just spent several hours clearing out the filing cabinet and I'm still only half way through
I started the paperless office thing at home several years ago by scanning everything into the computer, and where applicable shredding the originals.

Yes it's very nice being able to retrieve stuff on the computer, but if you need a hard copy you just have to print the thing again, might as well keep the originals.
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Old 16.11.2017, 10:54
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My arm is sore from the free flu shot at work
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Old 16.11.2017, 18:20
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Oh, nooooo! Finally got around to dragging myself through the online shopping. At considerable mental cost to myself, I managed to selected items. Just as I thought I could take no more and would click through to the cash desk The System, or maybe just me, deleted my whole shopping basket, irretrievably.

EDIT: I retrieved my shopping basket after all, and bought the stuff. Drained me, though.
You didn't get the cosmic message which was: You don't need all that stuff.


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Just wait until you get the flu because they targeted the wrong type
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Old 16.11.2017, 18:24
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You didn't get the cosmic message which was: You don't need all that stuff.
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Just wait until you get the flu because they targeted the wrong type
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Old 16.11.2017, 18:37
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The updated firefox has the refresh button on the left - and after two days I'm still looking for it on the right hand side.
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Old 16.11.2017, 21:35
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A few hectic days on the trot, exhausted.. can not move from the sofa to change the radio station, it's blasting out country music. Yee-haw!
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Old 16.11.2017, 22:22
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I do math revisions. So much. I am actually starting to like math. So weird.
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Poor you! I hope they allowed you to go home early and rest
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Old 17.11.2017, 07:53
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Santa came early.
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Old 17.11.2017, 11:20
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My trainer cancelled our lesson today so i have no excuse to get out of bed this morning
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