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Mick F
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Postby Mick F » 12 Jul 2008, 3:35pm

Sounds odd, but nice. Recipe please!
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Postby Wildduck » 12 Jul 2008, 3:42pm

Just baked a carrot and pineapple cake.

Oh ... ok .... and had a piece! Very good it is too.


Don't believe you; please send sample for independant verification :D
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Postby Dee Jay » 12 Jul 2008, 3:59pm

Mick: it is rather worthy - low GI - but delicious.

It is Antony Worral-Thompson's recipe from his Low GI cookbook. I've tried Googling the recipe, if I have time next week I shall try and put it up here.

Wildduck: If you got on your bike ..... now! ..... there'd still be a piece left by the time you got here! :wink:
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Postby Wildduck » 12 Jul 2008, 3:59pm

How far from Southampton?
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Postby Dee Jay » 12 Jul 2008, 5:12pm

We're in mid-Devon .... have you left yet???

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Postby john4703 » 12 Jul 2008, 6:21pm

[quote="Dee Jay"]Just baked a carrot and pineapple cake.quote]
It is not that far from glasgow so STOP EATING and wait for me :-)
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Postby ferrit worrier » 12 Jul 2008, 8:18pm

finnished tea, washed up taking Mrs Ferrit out to a do then come home feet up and play on PC, was going to Chester this am, got up early 5.30 (my usual time during week) looked out of bathroom window and went back to bed. contemplating early night and another go at Chester tomorrow. :D

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Postby Dee Jay » 13 Jul 2008, 11:33am

john4703 wrote:
Dee Jay wrote:Just baked a carrot and pineapple cake.

It is not that far from glasgow so STOP EATING and wait for me :-)


Just having elevenses .... a cup of lemon and ginger tea and ... yes, you guessed ... the second last piece of carrot and pineapple cake.

Oh! And posting the recipe!
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Postby stoobs » 13 Jul 2008, 12:09pm

lauriematt wrote:snakebite???
whats that then???

from the look of the tube the tear was a few mm long, but not like a hole when you get a thorn or glass in it. do you think it just got pinched?


A snakebite is a classic mountain bike tyre puncture, caused when you hit a bump too hard or the tyre is underinflated. The latter is the more usual cause. This can result in pinch punctures against the rim, which can be quite long, and normally occur in pairs, as if a snake has bitten the tube. One is always effectively away from where you would expect to see a "normal" puncture.

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Postby ferrit worrier » 13 Jul 2008, 12:58pm

Just waiting for the kettle to boil for 3rd yes 3rd mug of tea just got back from a run to Chester set off at 6am this morning fabulous sun on the fields birds twittering NO CARS, got to Chester about 8.30 had a brew by the river and a chat with a nice lady from the Wirral left there about 9.00 and saunterd back home. I'm now going to try and get upstairs for a shower. :oops: :D

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Postby Wildduck » 13 Jul 2008, 3:40pm

Damn, didn't get there for the cake! Not sure whther calories expended getting to Devon would have quite justified the calories from the cake.

Reminds me of a couple of weeks ago when I cycled almost 27 miles for a dozen eggs. I calculated that the calories from the eggs were roughly the same as the amount expended in getting them! I blame Mrs.Wildduck, its her fault for suggesting it!

Probably going to make my own cakes this afternoon. Some banana and sultana muffins I think when the TDF has finished.
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Postby lauriematt » 13 Jul 2008, 6:59pm

stoobs wrote:
lauriematt wrote:snakebite???
whats that then???

from the look of the tube the tear was a few mm long, but not like a hole when you get a thorn or glass in it. do you think it just got pinched?


A snakebite is a classic mountain bike tyre puncture, caused when you hit a bump too hard or the tyre is underinflated. The latter is the more usual cause. This can result in pinch punctures against the rim, which can be quite long, and normally occur in pairs, as if a snake has bitten the tube. One is always effectively away from where you would expect to see a "normal" puncture.


cheers! added some more rim tape in the tube & fitted a new inner tube...holding strong for now
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Postby gaz » 13 Jul 2008, 8:25pm

Rejoicing at the restoration of my Broadband connection.

The problem turned out to be nothing to do with my ISP, which is handy really because the support desk has failed to give me any meaningful support.

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Postby Dee Jay » 16 Jul 2008, 4:54pm

Getting ready to go do the 'proud mamma thing' and watch my eldest child sing and dance her way through the part of Rizzo in the end of year school production of 'Grease'!

Can't wait!

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Postby workhard » 16 Jul 2008, 6:40pm

Cooking some Tarka Dhall whilst re-installing Windows XP Pro SP2 for the gazillionth time in my life; this time on a PC that had a virus that the owner tried to fix with zero knowledge. Have cut my losses on repairing the OS as it is too mashed. Shame the spec of the PC would make a nice Ubuntu PC but the owner is strictly a windowholic - boring!