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Aberdeen show 2011
« on: May 15, 2011, 10:59:28 AM »
The details  just posted in  the events section
 make   no mention  of home baking - surely an essential attraction?

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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2011, 11:37:14 AM »
Your are so right, Stan... no decent show is complete without home bakes... just hope the Aberdeenshire bakers are reading this right now!!

There will be my Leek and potato soup... by popular request, I am proud to say!  ;D ;D
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2011, 06:27:11 PM »
So you do leek and potato soup for Aberdeen - I do the same for Ponteland.
We must arrange a competitive tasting sometime - shall we say for high stakes. The loser buys the winner chocolate?  :D
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2011, 06:41:30 PM »
I'm game Peter..... if you want  to come up next Saturday with a batch we can have a public contest at the show........ :D     If there are a few plants for the benches as I fear we'll need some sort of diversionary attraction!  :o
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2011, 06:56:50 PM »
Regrettably, although I may have a nice potful of Cyp. Ulla Silkens looking just right, the 4 hour drive each way is a little intimidating, especially as I have to be in Durham on Sunday morning.
Not that I'm running scared, you understand... ::)
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2011, 07:02:25 PM »
Huurrrrumph!


 Are you taking the Cyp to Southport, instead?
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2011, 07:11:06 PM »
I won't be taking it anywhere.
It's only appearance is likely to be photographically on the forum.
....Unless I can find a kind volunteer to take it to a show for me. :(
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2011, 10:41:30 PM »
Peter that's a shame you can't manage to come to the show. My friend has been busy baking and she makes some lovely cakes. Maggi's soup is first class, you are missing out big time.

Angie :)
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2011, 11:02:12 PM »
Probably no need to mention the baking in the advertising now. It seems to be a "given" that there will be superb home baking, which reminds me that I have a stunning recipe for a chocolate and BEETROOT cake to put in the Cook's Corner. I've tried it and it is amazing.
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2011, 12:11:54 AM »
So sorry that we can't be at the Aberdeen Show but by that time we'll finally have made it home!
It would've been lovely to see all our Aberdeen mates again - we had such a great time there - but we are very keen to see our own place and what it looks like after 7 weeks!
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fermi (last night in Coimbra, back to Porto tomorrow and Stansted the day after to wait for our flight back to KL, then home!)
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2011, 01:11:05 AM »
Fly safely Fermi and Will, and happy landings. We'll all be waiting for the pictures. I believe Otto is home already (note today from Marcus H) but no email or phone call yet. Still exploring the garden I suppose.

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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2011, 10:04:41 AM »
7 weeks  :o Fermi I hope you had someone was doing the weeding for you. It was great to me you all and hope someday you all come back.  It will be lovely for you to sit and enjoy your own garden. I always love coming back home. I moan so much about Aberdeen and the weather but I do love getting back home after a break.
Once you have had a rest we all will be in for some lovely pictures and off course we will be looking forward to see some nice pictures of your garden.

Lesley I hope you are saving for the next trip, it would be lovely if you could come over with Otto, he said he wouldn't be coming to the next conference but I don't believe him  :D

Angie :)
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2011, 10:56:53 AM »
Be careful if you fly Emirates. They are a bunch of thieves! >:( Lucy was sick as we landed in Dubai. A brief stop and then back on the same plane. She left her SoulCal powder blue hoody on the seat. It was gone when we returned. OK, perhaps a passenger nicked it? Vivienne had left her book and glasses in the pocket in the seat. They had gone too! She was next to the window. We then found out the plane was cleaned between flights! Enough said!
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2011, 08:18:52 PM »
 I think it's always advised that one removes everything from the plane on a stopover..... :-\  The planes are usually cleaned and that means emptied..... how would the cleaners know what was from someone travelling on and what was left behind from a passenger disembarking at the end of their journey?  :-\
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Re: Aberdeen show 2011
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2011, 08:21:23 PM »
This is the ad we're taking in the local papers for the Aberdeen show....... going for some colour impact!

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