Ice Cream Tuesdae

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Free ice cream if you’re hallucinating

Huh. There’s a “reduced fat” version of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. I supposed if you made bullets with blunter tips, you could sell them as “reduced lethality”.

This insight brought to you by the fact that I’m still sick as a boiled slug. I am not a fan of the B&J product. It is, let’s face it, more or less frozen sugar. But I am craving sweet things and loading up on calories makes sense to me. I reckon if you’re running a temperature all day, you need to fuel it. So this is fever food.

Or wait, are you meant to starve a fever? In that case it’s cold food. It’s OK, I have both.

It’s all rather confusing. I’m staying at my mother’s place and she’s having double glazing put in. I wake up this morning, all the windows are gone. I go back to bed. Wake up again a bit later, the windows are back. Fine. It’s some time before it’s explained to me that this wasn’t just a weird dream.

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4 thoughts on “Ice Cream Tuesdae

  1. Food-related and Ireland-related, so this post seems as good a place as any: I just ate some Irish steak. Damn, that was good. To be honest, I only bought it because it was 30% off (today was the final date on the packaging), but now I’m tempted to buy that at full price.

    (Perhaps it’s the picture of the cow-girl in the post that triggered me to buy it?)

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    1. If you think the beef is good you should try the lamb. Cute, fluffy, and delicious!

      In sadder dead animal news, we were lucky to have a very good butcher locally. I’ve just found out that he closed up shop today, on account of the economy and dwindling population. The local pharmacy – next door – closed last week. Economic depressions are depressing.

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