1. jayonabike

    Keeping a homemade Christmas pudding till next year

    The Mrs made her pud back in September but we didn’t have it over Christmas. Will it keep till next year? The recipe states that it will keep for a year, will an extra 3 months make a difference? It’s covered in grease proof paper and a muslin cloth, I thought about putting it in an air tight...
  2. Dave7

    Late christmas gift ideas wanted. is now 07.25 Christmas day. Just realised I forgot to buy a present for MrsD. What can I do ????? Any suggestions welcome.
  3. Shaun

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    We'd like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and thank you for your continued support in 2020. :highfive: It's going to be different for many of us this year, but we hope you all have as good a time as you can. :smile: Take care, be safe, and here's to a hopeful 2021. Best...
  4. tom73

    Cyclist Christmas Gift Flowchart

  5. Cycleops

    Lit up like a Christmas tree.

    Given this is what cyclists may want to achieve on these dark nights Ford have developed a Christmas style jumper for cyclists which generates a Christmas tree shape of light on the ground around their bike which supposedly helps motorists to give them sufficient room. There are no plans to...
  6. Dave7

    Christmas songs that mean something to you.

    Just heard Chris Rhea singing "Driving Home For Christmas". Years ago I was called out on Christmas eve to do an urgent quote for a government Dept. They actually handed me the order, some £50Ks worth. Driving home, mid afternoon, filthy weather, stuck in motorway traffic and that song came on...
  7. Rezillo

    Christmas lights with a difference.....

    This is just brilliant:
  8. accountantpete

    All I Want For Christmas Is An Iron Crotch

    This takes balls - or not as the case may be. View:
  9. Dave7

    When you get christmas cards from your neighbours.

    We live in a small(ish) close of about 20 houses. There are none we don't like but maybe 6 we converse with regularly. Us 7 have posted christmas cards through the letter boxes for some 15 years. No problem, a nice touch. Today I found one posted from a new(ish) couple further up the close...
  10. Fab Foodie

    It’s beginning to look not a lot like Christmas....

    Less than 4 weeks to go. Just been into Sainsbury’s and around the town and it really doesn’t seem like it should for the time of year. Ok, clear blue skies and very warm on the seafront, but barely a hint That we are weeks away of from our major festival. In JS, there are mince pies, Stollen...
  11. Scotty55

    Upgrading Cycling Clothes

    Hi I started cycling quite regularly in May at the start of the first lockdown. I've kept it going since the lockdown lifted and, despite the darker, colder mornings, still take my bike to work. I'm thinking of getting some better clothing for my rides. I've got a decent jacket (Gore) and...
  12. pjd57

    MBIFO a Christmas 🎄 Tree

    George Square , Glasgow, today.
  13. C

    Christmas Food & Drink

    Thought it may be worth a thread to share tips and ideas for Christmas... only 2 and a bit months to go!!! I love the whole buildup - planning, shopping, and eventually, the cooking! Tend to be a bit of a creature of habit and quite traditional too. Kelly Bronze are great turkeys, although I...
  14. Landsurfer

    Students at Christmas ..

    So if the great and knowledgeable politicians decide to prevent students returning home for Christmas ... How are they going to do it .... Armed police / Army putting up barbed wire fences around their accommodation. Shooting these that try to escape. Student Escape Committees tunnelling under...
  15. Polite

    Christmas 2016. Here's a little blog of my tour.
  16. johnnyb47

    Rubbish Christmas Tv

    Wow what's happened to good Tv at Christmas.. They always used to put a good afternoon film on the box. Its Boxing Day and ITV 1 think Horse Racing is what families and Children would like to watch this afternoon. Im going back to bed lol.
  17. Zipp2001

    Christmas Eve Ride !

    It has been a very crazy Christmas Season at work. Work, work, and more work and no time for any bike riding. Finally the craziness is done and I'm almost back to normal. Just the end of year inventory audit coming up and then the bikes will be out and about playing in my Winter Wonderland. I...
  18. colly

    Christmas Day cycling.

    Is anyone going out for a spin tomorrow? I am seriously tempted but have yet to suggest to Mrs Colly. If I don't make an appearance on these pages over the next few will know it didn't go well.:unsure::unsure:
  19. Dave7

    A (true) christmas tale to make you smile (or cringe)

    Someone Mrs D knows told her about one of their clients who is the marketing manager for a large national group of foodstores (I wont name it). As such she is responsible for sourcing and distributing xMillions of turkeys. She has just realised that she forgot to get her own family turkey and...
  20. keithmac

    Christmas treat!.

    Me and my daughter loving it, rest of family not so much!.
  21. Shaun

    Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    Myself and the mod team would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 🎉🥳 Thank you for your continued support through 2019. We hope you all have a lovely break over the festive period, enjoying doing whatever makes you happy with the people you love. I would also...
  22. tom73

    Show us your Christmas Cake

    Only home made ones allowed please. Always love making mine so many memories helping my mum make them. Love eating it too that and the other 2 loaves :laugh: The last few years I've been using my grandmother's recipe which until I found it must have been well over 30 years since it was last...
  23. DCBassman

    Cool Christmas card!

    Wife's cousin is a theoretical physicist, so we get a nuclear card each year! Anyone else get unusual cards?
  24. Lullabelle

    Christmas dinner-the truth

    Christmas Dinner.... I have concluded that the inevitable stress of Christmas dinner is created by adverts, supermarkets and TV chefs... It's a Sunday dinner for farks sake!!! We do it quite happily 51 weeks of the year but can we the consumers be trusted to manage by ourselves on one day of the...
  25. Randombiker9

    What are you doing for Christmas?

    I’m spending time with my dad in london tonight and then flying to the Netherlands 🇳🇱 tommorow. Have a happy Christmas 🎄 or Fijne Kerst
  26. i hate hills

    Merry Christmas and Happy new year to you all on here !!!!!!

    As the title says ....Hope you all have a great time .....All the best.. Mike .
  27. PeteXXX

    Christmas shopping 🛒 🎅

    Where will you/have you done your Christmas shopping? 🎅
  28. kingrollo

    Cycling on Christmas Day ?

    Has anyone been out cycling on Christmas day ? Ive never done it - always had the kids family & dog to think of - but the kids and dog are older now - so tempted this year Or is Christmas family time to be cherished - and no cycling on that day ?
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