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"March is a month of considerable frustration - it is so near spring and yet across a great deal of the country the weather is still so violent and changeable that outdoor activity seems light years away."
Thalassa Cruso
Please note: The MARS / WARS and FADS sessions are back on Skype for another week, but a couple of Lynne's sessions have been cancelled. Check the calendar for dates and times.
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News Round Up 216

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  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,530 mod
    FISH and chips remain one of the most favourite 'takeaway' meals in the UK but a call has been made to reduce portions to tackle waste and obesity.
    The BBC tells us that JJ Food Service, which supplies more than 1,000 shops,suggests that all chip portions be cut by almost a third and an industry survey reckons 45% of customers want smaller chip portions. 36% would prefer a smaller fish portion, given the choice, to cut down on calories.


    Interestingly I used to always ask for a half size portion of chips every time I got fish and chips from my local chippie. They never had a problem with this (charging me half the full portion price). The half portion was more than enough any way.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 29,866 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @mheredge the fish season is on in my country. I love to eat fish in the winter especially fried fish with some traditional spices.
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