An insight to the attraction of World War battlegrounds to our younger generation.
I was preparing items for the Christmas Edition of the Village Pump on Armistice Day, when I came across this item on the MoD Oracle website. I thought our readers would find it of interest if only to put in perspective the views of some of our younger generation. Editor
A nostalgic look back at Christmas past!
Here we are in the middle of November and already the shops have been adorned with their Christmas trimmings. Radio Norfolk today had its first day of Christmas and this week is the annual Radio Norfolk Toys and Tins appeal concert in Norwich. I’m sure it wont be long before we receive our first Christmas card! Is it me or does Christmas actually come earlier each year?
This recipe can be made just a few weeks before Christmas but keeps for 6 months.
A pudding made in a 1.2-litre/ 2-pint basin will provide 10 – 12 helpings.
The recipe makes enough pudding mixture for a 1.2litre/2-pint basin plus a 300ml/ 1/2 -pint basin or
Chinese proverb for happiness
If you want to be happy for a day – get drunk
For a week – kill a pig
A recipe for those Turkey left-overs
1. First cook the chicken carcass, wing bones and giblets in a large pan with 1.5 litre/2 1/2 – pint water, salt, bay leaf and a few peppercorns. Cover pan and bring slowly to the boil; simmer for about an hour.