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McTavge, I know this is your thread but 7 posts after each other? Ever heard of multiple quoting?
Not a clue how to do it! Should I ask my local primary school teacher to help me with it???
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Not a clue how to do it! Should I ask my local primary school teacher to help me with it???
Absolutely?
Should you get distracted come back and I tell you.
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Yes!

That's why I did not merge your 7 consecutive posts. And because of that one little vegan orphant.
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We’re losing count of all your ladies 😊
Yes, your vegan lady, the one who told you off for eating steak but then made sure you got her phone number through the lady who runs the bar.
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SHE is the local primary school teacher! We agreed to disagree on that one, although yesterday I made for her, wait for this: a potato nest with truffle oil and shallots, inside which I had put a bunch of wild garlic leaves and a poached egg with tarragon and sorrel butter, then as a main course an Asparagus and wild garlic (again!) flan and oven baked Provençale tomatoes. Pudding was my own special chocolate tart with Whisky icing. She was quite surprised and touched...and said there was no need for her to go to our village restaurant post-confinement crisis!




She obviously had not seen all the pre-dinner" chaos", how I burned myself grabbing the flan dish from the oven without the oven gloves, because I had just knocked a vase down while doing some last minute hoovering, cut my bare feet while trying to pick up the pieces of glass and the flan was almost on the overcooked stage (that was quite gory!) and 5 minutes before she rang, my sporran was dangling on the wrong side of my kilt, I could not feed the kilt belt properly and my mother decided it was the moment to call me to wish me a Happy Easter!
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Yes!

That's why I did not merge your 7 consecutive posts. And because of that one little vegan orphant.
Now, I'm exhausted and none the wiser regarding multi quoting posts! But I feel good!
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McTavge, please keep posting. We root for you.

Besides, you seem like you have a much more adventurous life than most of us here...so many ladies!
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and please Mods - give us a 'giggle' button.
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McTavge, please keep posting. We root for you.

Besides, you seem like you have a much more adventurous life than most of us here...so many ladies!

Well, just the one, really. Certainly the one with whom I am putting latex other than on my hands! Said latex item having gone missing from my "male vanity kit" for at least two decades, I had to go to the pharmacy and I must have been the only customer who was not coming for hand gel. I was tempted to ask if they had an instructions manual but I was blushing enough as it was, even while wearing a mask!
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SHE is the local primary school teacher! We agreed to disagree on that one, although yesterday I made for her, wait for this: a potato nest with truffle oil and shallots, inside which I had put a bunch of wild garlic leaves and a poached egg with tarragon and sorrel butter, then as a main course an Asparagus and wild garlic (again!) flan and oven baked Provençale tomatoes. Pudding was my own special chocolate tart with Whisky icing. She was quite surprised and touched...and said there was no need for her to go to our village restaurant post-confinement crisis! ....
Wow, even I would go vegan on that.
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... but vegans don't eat eggs ??? yiiikes.
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I kept that one VERY quiet and certainly would not put Edinburgh Dungeon on their must see places!

Lol, I went to Edinburgh Dungeon years ago with my husband when we were up on a visit from London. You had to go in a big boat to Sawney Bean's cave, the you were met by an actress playing one of his daughters. She got up close to my OH and said to him "ah wid like tae pluck yer eyeball oot and feast oan it". She had crazy eyes was so convincing it made us feel nauseous
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SHE is the local primary school teacher! We agreed to disagree on that one, although yesterday I made for her, wait for this: a potato nest with truffle oil and shallots, inside which I had put a bunch of wild garlic leaves and a poached egg with tarragon and sorrel butter, then as a main course an Asparagus and wild garlic (again!) flan and oven baked Provençale tomatoes. Pudding was my own special chocolate tart with Whisky icing. She was quite surprised and touched...and said there was no need for her to go to our village restaurant post-confinement crisis!
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Wow, even I would go vegan on that.
The British were never really known for their cooking to be fair
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... but vegans don't eat eggs ??? yiiikes.


I turns out that in the last 4 weeks she went from total vegan to occasional vegetarian and I have moved from big(ish) meat eater to very occasional meat eater... love is sometimes about compromise!
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lol, oh yes- I know (50 years now ahaha)
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In the last 3 decades, some of the most creative and celebrated chefs came from Britain. Geneva pales in terms of food creativity and savours in comparison with Edinburgh.
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In the last 3 decades, some of the most creative and celebrated chefs came from Britain. Geneva pales in terms of food creativity and savours in comparison with Edinburgh.
Sure, but they have to steal the cuisine from other countries!
(am only kidding by the way)
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Sure, but they have to steal the cuisine from other countries!
(am only kidding by the way)


That's called widening your horizons...trust me, I am an expert right now!
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Even though I might sound like I am bragging a little at the moment (give me some space, this is a new stage of my life! ), I need some advice on the following "incident": twice a day with my two lovely divorcee neighbours, we have had almost religiously a morning coffee and a glass of wine at 6.00 p.m. on our common yard / car park.


Before anyone jumps at my throat like in a previous thread without knowing all the facts, we each come with our own chair, glass, we disinfect our hands, do all the essential safety measures, I wore a mask during my chemo... we keep SIX meters apart and there is zero common contact of any object whatsoever (the police and fire brigade who do regular checks stopped and lauded us for our sense of neighbourhood AND responsibility, so there you are).
Still, this enables a human contact everyone is craving for, and this has kept our sanity since day one of confinement. The 3 of us really have become great friends and share quite a lot of thoughts, feelings ...with each other and they have obviously been following my "path" with great interest and sound advice. So far, all great.
Then last night, one of them said she disapproved of C. (the Vegan Primary School Teacher) coming to visit me on Easter Sunday (despite all wearing new clothes, masks, gloves, keeping 3 meters apart...I've got a big house!), that I had taken unnecessary risks that could have put my life in danger... C. has come before and this has never been an issue, so why the change of tone? It has left a bitter taste to an otherwise very enjoyable late afternoon. Even my "before-bedtime drop of Whisky" did not taste quite the same (no panic, I have not lost my sense of taste nor smell!). I didn't really know what to reply, do you think they feel themselves put in danger (although I really don't see how)?
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Even though I might sound like I am bragging a little at the moment (give me some space, this is a new stage of my life! ), I need some advice on the following "incident": twice a day with my two lovely divorcee neighbours, we have had almost religiously a morning coffee and a glass of wine at 6.00 p.m. on our common yard / car park.


Before anyone jumps at my throat like in a previous thread without knowing all the facts, we each come with our own chair, glass, we disinfect our hands, do all the essential safety measures, I wore a mask during my chemo... we keep SIX meters apart and there is zero common contact of any object whatsoever (the police and fire brigade who do regular checks stopped and lauded us for our sense of neighbourhood AND responsibility, so there you are).
Still, this enables a human contact everyone is craving for, and this has kept our sanity since day one of confinement. The 3 of us really have become great friends and share quite a lot of thoughts, feelings ...with each other and they have obviously been following my "path" with great interest and sound advice. So far, all great.
Then last night, one of them said she disapproved of C. (the Vegan Primary School Teacher) coming to visit me on Easter Sunday (despite all wearing new clothes, masks, gloves, keeping 3 meters apart...I've got a big house!), that I had taken unnecessary risks that could have put my life in danger... C. has come before and this has never been an issue, so why the change of tone? It has left a bitter taste to an otherwise very enjoyable late afternoon. Even my "before-bedtime drop of Whisky" did not taste quite the same (no panic, I have not lost my sense of taste nor smell!). I didn't really know what to reply, do you think they feel themselves put in danger (although I really don't see how)?
Without trying to make sense in your chicks and emotions, but knowing a fair bit about chemo (even post chemo) and Covid19 risk, your neighbor was right. The common precautions are general (covering the biggest part of the middle in the stats results), you require stricter measures because of your pre-condition. No visits, I would say the same. And congrats on having great neighbors who care for you. Have the vegan join you guys for that evening drink, 6m away?

And now about seing a teacher..What is it about teachers going out with teachers

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