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May I wish all you folks that side of the pond a Very Happy Christmas and New Year...x

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Happy Winter Solstic Jona.

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Merry Christmas to Everyone on every side of the Pond(s)!

So Jona, have you had your Plum Pudding??

:wink: Steve

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Beautiful photos everyone!

Happy Solstice! Merry Christmas.... and now we move on to New Year's Eve and the dawning of the new year.

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digitS' wrote:Merry Christmas to Everyone on every side of the Pond(s)!

So Jona, have you had your Plum Pudding??

:wink: Steve
Have you tried christmas pudding? It's nice.

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Even tho' my grandfather's family was from the same part of the UK where Jona lives, Christmas pudding didn't endure into a recent generation.

Am I correct, it isn't made with plums despite the name?

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Sweyn wrote:
digitS' wrote:Merry Christmas to Everyone on every side of the Pond(s)!

So Jona, have you had your Plum Pudding??

:wink: Steve
Have you tried christmas pudding? It's nice.

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That looks a little like something a bear left in my yard.

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tomf wrote:
Sweyn wrote:
digitS' wrote: Have you tried christmas pudding? It's nice.

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That looks a little like something a bear left in my yard.
Hey!, Tom that wasn't nice.

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I am sure it tastes fine, after you see what the bears do, any thing that looks like it, well makes memories.

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tomf wrote:
Sweyn wrote:
digitS' wrote:Merry Christmas to Everyone on every side of the Pond(s)!

So Jona, have you had your Plum Pudding??

:wink: Steve
Have you tried christmas pudding? It's nice.

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That looks a little like something a bear left in my yard.
That's it Yankies....now It's been confirmed...your just a load of Macdonald eating, Hot dog swilling, pop corn popping gourmets.
Christmas pudding is the most rich, delicious concoction you can find. Stuffed full of crystalised fruits, nuts, dark sugar, syrup, dried currents and sultanas etc....not to mention a fair drop of brandy and dark beer. Topped off when served with a glass of flaming brandy.
It's been eaten over this side of the pond since time began....well.. for quite a while anyway.

Still...I guess there are a FEW eatables that have crossed over from your side to ours. Chewing gum for one.

Best wishes folks for the New Year.
John the Limey.

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Sorry it was just a joke, I guess most people don't deal with bears, so they don't get the joke.
It does sound tasty, beer and brandy and all. I would not mind some Yorkshire pudding with a nice roast.
In the US we do have lots of fast food, but I bet you do as well. We have every kind of restaurant from all over the world in the USA, as we have people from all over the world. I cook a wide range of food.

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I'd like to say something about food . .

. but I've got this heartburn thing goin' on!

It must be from that hot dog I had last night. Dang! I keep choking on this popcorn. Oh, now I've done it! Bit my tongue chewing the stupid gum! Imma gonna sue that McD's - making that a new years resolution!!!

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Happy New Year!

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and that Roger is why we keep losing members. I see another two slipping through your fingers.

Back to Google+

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Yikes....I hope you folks didn't take my mail seriously...you should know our Limey humour by now, after Monty Python and the like.

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No issue here, if you don't mind a bit of mountain humor.
I watch a lot of the BBC shows, and Monty Python is all to funny, my favorite Monty Python movie is The Meaning Of Life. Guy comes home to a house full of kids and say's "The mill closed down and I lost my job, I can't afford to keep you, I have to give you up for medical research". The the song oh man I laughed so hard my gut hurt. Right now I am recording lots of Dr Who, I've been watching it for many years.
I was from Boston and the dialect is as close to the way you English folks sound for the US, or so I am told. Out west I get kidded about it.
As far as bears go I can tell you they do xxxx in the woods. :wink:

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digitS' wrote:Even tho' my grandfather's family was from the same part of the UK where Jona lives, Christmas pudding didn't endure into a recent generation.

Am I correct, it isn't made with plums despite the name?

Steve
Not normally. Some recipes involve prunes. They usually contain alcohol, as well and don't have to be set on fire, when served.

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DoubleDogFarm wrote: Hey!, Tom that wasn't nice.
Yes but, the taste of the pudding, is. It doesn't have to be set on fire, when serving. It can be eaten hot or cold. A lot of people eat it with cream. It has a rich, fruity taste and is thick and sticky.

It's very similar to christmas cake and the filling in mince pies. Have you tried them?

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Hope you all had a very Blessed Christmas. Wish you all a wonderful New Year. As usual Christmas was filled with friends, family and lots of wonderful food. The children were a joy. My grandchildren are 13 and 10 - still young enough to appreciate well thought gifts. The younger children were the most fun - 8 year old niece, 8, 5 and 4 year old great nephews and a 2 year old great niece. I thought G would bust a gut laughing at their antics. New Year's Eve will be very quiet. G is at his hunting camp.. I will treat myself to oyster soup and "party food" - chicken liver pate, salmon roe and really nice cheeses. Of course a glass of champagne. I will probably be in bed by 10 pm.

Hope all of you have a wonderful New Year. May all your dreams come true.

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Appropriate music for this time of year. In Dulci Jubilo by Mike Oldfield.


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I missed this Christmas greetings and cheer. However belated: Merry Christmas December 26th ----January 6th.

Richard



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