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Your site is wickywickwick mun. Good work!
In response to Melanie Pirie's question about the BN advert music it is "Mnah Mnah" by the Muppets. Great tune. I can't get it out of my head!
Also I reckon that you can't beat the Fox's classic biscuits - definately the best biscuit around. yum yum.
||Dear Nicey |
Happy New Year to all at NCOTAASD!
Have just been reading the mails about tea cosies. By a strange coincidence, I just had to buy one of these last week for my mother-in-law, a staunch devotee of tea cosies and, indeed, nice cups of tea in general (Yorkshire Tea is, I believe, her preference). As her current tea cosy was becoming somewhat disreputable, having been in the job for some considerable number of years, she decided that retirement was the only suitable option for it and, as she is unable to visit the shops herself, asked me to interview some replacements. Now I don't know if this is just a Guernsey problem or if it's more widespread, but I had a heck of a job finding one at all and in the end there was only one candidate - a rather dashing white quilted job, printed with small red crabs... not terribly appropriate to the tea table, but pleasingly reminiscent of Guernsey's thriving seafood industry and, what was more to the point, my mother-in-law liked it! (I got a bit carried away and bought the matching tea towels for myself, as well as an apron with a lobster on it!)
So is this a national tea cosy shortage? Are they radically out of fashion? Maybe your site will rekindle interest in the humble cosy and they will become widely available once more.... I shall watch the shops with interest!
||I must agree that the quilted tea cozies are much better at keeping the tea warm than the knitted ones. I would also suggest that anyone who thinks they don't need one should try one. I spent years drinking lukewarm tea, swearing I had no use for a cozy, then finally got one (second hand) and now can't do without (had to buy another to keep at work!).|
| Sarah Ayliff
Do you use a tea cosy? If so, what sort of design is it? And did you know that an average of 12 people each year are admitted to hospitals in Britain with injuries caused by tea cosies?
That's all. Sarah Ayliff
|Nicey replies: We had to stop using them as the constant trips to hospital were getting out of hand. I think the ones like little duvet jackets are better than the knitted ones, but I could be inciting great unrest with such a statement.
Woo, lets have lots more tea cosy mails. I might be forced to do the first icon of 2004.
I was just wondering, with all your vast knowledge of bikkies
do you happen to know the music that was used to advertise BN's.Would be most grateful if you could enlighten me.
Could I also add my recommendation that I think is difficult to surpass, a freshly brewed pot of Ringtons de-luxe loose leaf tea and a packet of Arnotts all chocolate Tim Tams ahhhh heaven!
|Nicey replies: Sorry I only saw that advert the once I think, perhaps somebody else knows?|