James is in bed (well actually no he’s on the settee under our duvet moaning, mopping his brow theatrically and asking for ice) so unusually, I’m writing tonight’s blog entry. That’s not the normal system – I usually cook, he usually gets all sassy about it on here. So if I’m not up to scratch, forgive me. He is contributing from the sofa so hopefully there’ll be a few bitchy comments.
Anyway, clearly the pain medication has made him delirious and weakened because he’s actually agreed to give something away for free that we can sell on ebay for profit. He is very Geordie that way – when he takes a tenner out of his wallet the Queen blinks in the light. But in the interest of a bit of publicity, here we are. We were given two copies of this book when we recently signed up for a 12-week countdown (pay for 10 weeks, get 2 free). Would have been nicer to get a different book each but that’s the way the low-fat chickpea cookie crumbles.
SO YOU CAN HAVE IT. Now when we say you will win ‘A Slimming World Christmas’ from us, it doesn’t mean that we’ll hop in the car, nip round to yours, criticise your curtains and steal your silver. It’s just the book, delivered by top-priority second-class post to anywhere in the UK. Sorry International Readers but your time will come!
Sixty recipes mind! Each more festive than the last, because what says ‘go on spoil yourself’ then measuring out a single Baileys, thinning it out with fromage frais and crying into your food diary. Santa himself won’t be able to resist as he spots your Christmas cookies by the fire, made of spelt and lament.
I’m doing the book a disservice actually. It’s a great book and the recipes are decent SW fodder. If it means you don’t pig out and ruin that diet of yours, then why not give it a go?
ALL you have to do is:
- leave a comment under this blog with the answer to this question: ‘What’s the most disgusting thing you’ve ever had in your mouth – and what do you reckon the syns would be’
- be a follower of the blog. The sign-up box is on the right. Put the first five letters or so of your email address (not the full thing!) that you use to sign up in with your answer below so I can match up the winner. Existing followers don’t need to do this bit, obviously!
I’ll use a random picking thing to choose a winner! Please take this competition in the spirit it is meant – it’s a £4.95 book, not a trolley dash around ASDA or a new car. Don’t enter if you’re not a slimmer or don’t need the book for yourself or a mate – I’d rather someone who needed it got it!
The competition closes on 25 November and I’ll endeavour to get your book in the post the day after. Feel free to share in your various slimming groups!
OK. That’ll do.