COMPETITION: ten faces, one prize! win a fancy new SW book!

Oh now isn’t this exciting?

There’s no post tonight – not because I’m being lazy – but because Paul is out talking about politics and I’ve only just got home – too late to cook and write! Day three will be tomorrow and if you’re especially good, I might even throw day four on on the same day. But not tonight.

I have voted, though. This isn’t a political blog because I’m just not clever enough, but I do think everyone should be forced to vote. You can’t moan about your situation if you don’t do your bit to change it, however pointless it may seem. So yes, in I wandered into the church for the second time this year (I haven’t been filled with ‘holy spirit’ this often since Sunday school, but it’s alright, that priest is behind bars now so I got the last laugh) ready to cast my vote. At first glance I thought someone had parked their people carrier behind the desk but it was actually an exceptionally large gentleman who was incredibly terse and needlessly rude with me. He tutted when I gave him my name (in fact, he tutted twice as I have a double-barreled surname), he tutted when I gave him my address, and he tutted as I walked across the wooden floor with my massive Dr Marten’s on. I think he was tutting – it was probably just air escaping from under his chins. One thing I did spot was that he had filled out the crossword in his Chat magazine incorrectly, but I didn’t want him trying to eat my ballot paper so I kept schtum. But next time, you officious sweaty beast, keep your tongue out of the top of your mouth and learn that the capital of Portugal isn’t fucking Madrid. I probably would have  got away with pointing it out because by the time he’d levered himself up out of the chair it would have been time for the next election.

So – in lieu of a post and because I want to watch all the election habnabs on the telly, I’m launching our competition! Now we’re not made of money, so the prize is only a brand new SW book, but nevertheless, it’ll be posted out to you and everything. See, I’ve been being a tinker and popping random faces into my food pictures every now and then – there’s been at least 5 since I came back from Ireland, and there will be five more in the next few days. 

All you have to do is spot them – and, to make it trickier, you’ll need to tell me who they are! Some are hidden in plain sight, others are far more tricky…but those with keen eyes can be rewarded! 

Let me get you started – did no-one notice the mystery guest appearing for breakfast on Tuesday? For this face only, feel free to comment once you’ve seen him!

poached-eggs

TO WIN: see here!

I know this is a plea for deaf ears, but if you’re a comper and not a normal reader, that’s alright – but I’d really prefer this to go to someone who needs it / wants it / regular reader! Think on.

J

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23 thoughts on “COMPETITION: ten faces, one prize! win a fancy new SW book!

  1. Love your blogs they make me smile which i appreciate right now, imagine forcing people to vote. they are gonna vote ridiculous parties………….

  2. I think it’s Phil Mitchell though the face does look eerily like one of my Uncles (he’s not bald though, well I haven’t seen him for a while so he could be

  3. Dear Deidre,
    I have not slept well all week, so been looking through James’/Paul’s earlier posts. I came across an earlier post about pork chops marinated in tea.
    Now we’re not fans of pulled pork, but this was tremendous!
    I had a pork joint that I marinated for about 4 hrs, put it in oven for 2 hrs on 100c, drained & turned up to 180c for another hour hour.
    We had with new pots & salad but it was really lovely!
    Going to try the chicken kievs tomorrow & poached eggs with asparagus toasted soldiers

    • ooooh! Carol, I love it when people try our more different recipes! It was tasty – glad you enjoy it! 🙂 let me know how you get on and thanks!

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