Posted: 16/12/2013 at 16:09
I had a spare voucher for £5 off £30, at the GC checkout. The man behind me had a dozen amaryllis, and I gave him my spare voucher. He looked at me as if I was mad. Maybe I am.
Not so good at the Post office. Out of time for "lost in post" so had to pay £7 for reissue of car tax disc. He works away a lot but "not realising it hadn't arrived in the post "is not allowed apparently.
Homemade mincemeat has gone down well. I gave a jar away and got a request back for the recipe. Its Staceys, except I used worcester apples instead of russets,accidentally doubled the sugar,and used damson gin instead of brandy, but it still seemed to work ok.