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Posted: 29/10/2013 at 10:46

Its not too bad, now that no one is allowed to smoke in the malls. It used to get hard to breathe after 10 am. I used to have to stand in the car park for fresh?!!! air.


Posted: 29/10/2013 at 10:28

Today I was going to take mum shopping, but  she is feeing stiff, so is going swimming instead. Tomorrow we will brave meadowhell for the autumn mooch round the shops.

 I s'pose I could do some housework today.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 22:54

Sorry Zoomer

Talk of apples over. storm over, Going to bed. Night Night all.


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 22:22

Thanks, Corny. i think we got off light, North of the  Trent.


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 22:13

Well , at least you're not rummaging through my drawers...


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 22:02

Sorry SGL. The only milk choc are mini mars bars for the trick or treaters.

I have to have a dark choc fix each day. I found at a young age, that you can eat a lot more dark choc than milk choc before I am sick. Paradoxically, I only need a small amount of 70% stuff to satisfy my craving.

OH drags  me past  Hotel chocolat. He says they're worse than drug pushers. I just want to stand inside and inhale the chocolate......

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 21:56

I just use the big flat boxes the supermarket uses for produce. I put the apples one layer deep, slightly apart from each other. I get a few odd looks when i throw three boxes in the trolley, when all I've bought is some milk and bread,but hey...

 The boxes will stack on top of each other in the garage. I've got onions in some as well.The garage is probably the coldest place I've got. The apples go off too quick in the house. My James Grieve apples will keep until about Xmas.

 Just check regularly, and throw any that show signs of rot. Any that are damaged or bruised now will not store, and I cut them up, stew , and freeze them.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 21:43

I've been using big produce boxes from  the supermarket.One layer deep, apples not touching each other.


Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:36

Sorry Stacey, no recipe. I get a box of chocs throught the post every month. I don't like Chilli, or rather chilli doesn't like me. 

 I'm told my chilli con carne is on the weak side, it does improve with the addition of an ounce of dark choc though.

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