Monthly Archives: October 2007

Think before you speak

I was waiting to order at the bar last night, eavesdropping on other people as you do.A woman was saying how the ban on smoking had meant that instead of non-smoking people going outside for some fresh air it’s the … Continue reading

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"No, Sue, All-you-can-eat menus are death traps."

Popped into the Hong Hong for a little tea after some serious shopping. They provide two menus – “all you can eat” and “a la carte”, which sounds weird as it is French. Maybe it should be 照菜单点菜 instead?Anyway, Sue … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carr

Saw Mr Carr at the Hexagon tonight. Sell out event with me getting the very last ticket. Well, it was the last at the time I called. Maybe they had some returned tickets afterwards. Who knows or cares?Jimmy Carr is … Continue reading

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Milton Jones – bloody funny.

21 South Street was sold out tonight as Milton came to town with his deadpan delivery. We love him – just so funny all the time. The quickfire punchlines catch you all the time.

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"30% less sugar" – ha!

On the way to D&D tonight I popped into the BP garage for refreshments. Their diet drink range is pretty limited if you don’t want coke and I bought reduced sugar Fanta orange as that sounded good. Silly me – … Continue reading

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Another sub-2000 day

Chicken fajita wrap and crispsBeef sandwich (bread, sirloin, margerine)Quarter of a Gü bombe au chocolat

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Rice has HOW many calories?

One thing you must be careful of is not confusing dry rice and cooked rice when calculating calories, as I did. Rice quadruples in weight when cooked in water which can really throw out some big numbers if you get … Continue reading

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Day 2 of the new dietary regime

1,600 cals today Sausage sandwich Sirloin steak and chips3 coffeesLitre of Pepsi Max at the cinemaQuarter of a Gü bombe au chocolat (I blame Sue)5 half-cobs of sweetcorn. The last one is a tricky one to work out. The packet … Continue reading

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Time for change

I’ve noticed that my weight has been creaping up remorselessly over the last year and has now passed the “how much?!?!” point so it’s time to act. Today I have managed to keep my food consumption down to 250g bread … Continue reading

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Never go on vacation…

An email came round today at work: From: Chris Sent: 01 October 2007 15:01To: SocialSubject: Recreational garden in building 1. Hi,After returning from holiday my desk seems to have overgrown a little.Does anyone with green fingers need some pansies, geraniums, … Continue reading

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