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Post 18041

Orcus

Yes I abandoned a 600 km bike ride at the 400 km mark once - in mid Wales on a Sunday so no chance to change or get a choice of trains. After 400 km (about 250 miles) I could smell myself. - that's a bad sign smiley - laugh.

I could see various looks and sniggers about the carriage. Still if anyone had said anything, they would not have fared well as I was tired and not in good-humour.

It's public transport - if you want to be in your comfortable cotton-wool world - get in your private car.

Some deodorant and a wash would indeed have been nice. But I'd prefer that to by my choice not someone else's. Still as a 250 lb bloke with a bouncer's build I guess I'm less of a choice target than a frail old man. smiley - winkeye


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Post 18042

Bluebottle

Woman found guilty of stealing multiple copies of board game 'Monopoly' doesn't go Straight to Gaolsmiley - handcuffs
http://www.countypress.co.uk/news/18155951.go-straight-jail-isle-wight-shoplifter-steals-game-thrones-monopoly-boardgames/

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Post 18043

Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

smiley - laugh

I read one today about super market employees printing their own vouchers. All together worth about 1 million Euros! Who would have guessed they got cought after a while...


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Post 18044

Teasswill

Strife between vegan daughter & meat eating Mum

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/article/1422e623-40b6-47f8-af6d-8603be278643

Perhaps daughter ought to offer to prepare some meals rather than expecting Mum to provide vegan options?
If you are vegan, what do you do in a non vegan's house if they offer refreshments - politely decline/ ask if they have soya milk/ eat or drink it anyway to be polite?


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Post 18045

Caiman raptor elk - Yes, but what if the box is REALLY big?

Apparently, if you have a dairy- and a gluten allergy, it is very hard to be vegan as well and still get all your nutrients right.


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Post 18046

Bluebottle

Local drama group raising money smiley - 2cents for the hospice smiley - nurse are giving a free performance of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'.
http://onthewight.com/watch-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy-performed-at-mountbatten-storytelling-event-by-new-drama-group/?mc_cid=d084811e97&mc_eid=afb425025bsmiley - dontpanic

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Post 18047

Cheerful Dragon

If I'd wanted to go vegan while I was living at home, I know that my Mum would have expected me to shop for and cook my own food. If the daughter has issues with what her mother cooks and/or eats, she is quite capable of sorting out her own food.


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Post 18048

Teasswill

Like a gluten sensitive relative who takes her own flour etc if goes to stay with my sister-in-law.

I'm interested in the issue re visitors. (Friend of mine had a vegan daughter-in-law joining the family for Christmas dinner this year)
Even if you've prepared something you think is vegan for them, might there be contamination because of utensils etc used - or you might have mistaken what foodstuffs are vegan. Would they be any the wiser?


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Post 18049

Cheerful Dragon

Some food manufacturers state on the packaging that their vegan food may have come in contact with non-vegan ingredients. So the only way to be sure is for a vegan to make all their food from scratch.

As for visiting guests or new family members, if you make the attempt to prepare a vegan meal then I'm sure they'd be grateful. If you're not sure that all the ingredients are strictly vegan, ask their advice in advance. They may be pleased that you're taking an interest in their dietary requirements.


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