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A Christmas day out

I had a lovely Christmassy day yesterday taking my grand daughter, who’s just turned 10, for a Christmas treat. We went to see the Wizard of Oz at The Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells. It was acted, not a film. The actors were really good with everything pitched just right, and she was completely captivated. As was I 🤗 The cowardly lion was exceptional!
Mind you, one of the highlights for her was the big bang at the end and a shower of green sparkly bits from the ceiling. Oh, and the various people flying over the stage in wires at various points, she loved that bit. Children like the simplest things.

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A wonderful winter chutney, Cranberry, orange and ginger

This cranberry, orange and ginger chutney which I found in Delicious magazine, would make a lovely addition to a gift hamper. I am looking forward to  a doorstep turkey sandwich with a good dollop of chutney in it, or a couple of oaty bannocks, salty, mature cheddar and a little of this on the side.

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Approved food and the foodbank

I speak about approved foods sometimes and have bought many things there. If someone uses my affiliate link, and is a new customer, I get a small amount. I use these amounts to get stuff for the foodbank. That way, I can get the maximum amount of donatable items for...

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