Posts by steven crawford

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  • Up Front: Fringe of Darkness, in reply to Finding A Voice,

    I think it is far more complex and nuanced than that. I feel a lot more for them than just scorn. Many of these passive by-standers are our mothers and fathers, whom we have ongoing relationships with, relationships which we must navigate as we live our lives and raise our children near them....

    You saying that helps me, becouse your basically telling my story. Thankyou.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 3373 posts Report Reply

  • Speaker: Are there opportunities within…,

    I eat McDonalds because I choose to.
    My diet is nobody else’s business,
    I’m fat.

    You just made it somebody else's business, when you said this:

    Then let’s stick to that, shall we?
    Sardines are foul.
    I eat quite a lot of McDonalds.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 3373 posts Report Reply

  • Speaker: Are there opportunities within…,

    I actually like sardines, and they are cheap as chips.

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  • Speaker: Are there opportunities within…,

    I might be missing something, but Isn’t Katharine just sharing her opinions and experience, just like everyone else normally would, when there not all getting together to do a big turd.?

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 3373 posts Report Reply

  • Speaker: Are there opportunities within…, in reply to Katharine Moody,

    No, we wouldn’t “huddle” around it – as you might do around chips in paper – we’d put the sardines on toast on a plate, sit down at the table, require everyone to use their fork and knife properly, talk about what happened at school/work during the day and afterwards we’d have green jelly and sliced banana. And I’m serious.

    I am with you 100% on that, Katharine.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 3373 posts Report Reply

  • Speaker: Are there opportunities within…,

    Our family, all have food nicknames. Ginger, Olive and Spud.

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  • Speaker: Are there opportunities within…,

    Our Mayer, the Mayer of Porirua also uses the libertarian argument that everyone has the right to choose to eat addictive formulations of sugar, salt and fat – the stuff thats heavily marketed with the help of child psychologists and presented with toys – and advertised wall to wall everyware.

    He’s had his stomach stapled.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 3373 posts Report Reply

  • Speaker: Are there opportunities within…, in reply to Danielle,

    Well, you are starting to use caps a bit more than usual :-)

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  • Up Front: Fringe of Darkness,

    Its, Is the man who is tall happy? I recommend this film. It’s a great circuit breaker.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 3373 posts Report Reply

  • Speaker: Are there opportunities within…,

    I recently brought a mini deep fryer home from a Trademe auction. I’m now known around the house as big fat frydady Steve. So I ran an oil test which yielded this result:

    One feed of hot chips equals actually not much rice bran oil at all.
    My edmonds cookbook beer battered fish, soaks up much more.

    I have a favourite staple which is (And I am not trying to prove I dominate this discussion, OK!) Kumera.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 3373 posts Report Reply

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