Marmiteboy - Urbane Warrior.

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

No, I think you'll find that you're it.

Gimpy Mumpy tagged me with a Meme.

Now I'm not really sure what one of those is, but thank you anyway. Also, my rubbish home pc won't let me do html within posts so I can't really do it properly so apologies.

Two jobs in my life

Plate washer (virtual slave labour at 80 pence an hour for a 12 hour day)

Civil Servant (my current employ)

Two films I could watch over and over.

AmeliƩ

The Shawshank Redemption

Two places I have lived.

The Wirral, Merseyside

Benfleet, Essex (place of my birth).

Two TV series that I enjoy.

Porridge.

Brideshead Revisited.

Two places I have been on vacation.

Northern Ireland (beautiful place, wonderful people).

Paris

Two foods I love.

Stuffed hearts.

Marmite on Toast (obviously)

Four Websites I visit daily.

The Diary of a Goldfish.

Gimpy Mumpy.

Lady Bracknell.

BBC Ouch (my homepage).

Two bloggers who should play.

Turtle.

Wildchild.

10 Comments:

Blogger The Goldfish said...

Actually it was me that tagged you, but it doesn't matter. Young Jedi , yet to learnt the ways of the Meme, is.

What is a stuffed heart? What is it stuffed with?

2:50 pm

 
Blogger Gimpy Mumpy said...

We used to eat venison heart stuffed with spicy sausage when I was a kid. My dad would stuff it and bake it in the oven, then slice it thin so every slice had a bit of each.
I don't think I could even look at it now but I used to absolutely love the stuff! :P

4:17 pm

 
Blogger Katie said...

HI Marmite! Great answers there!

I think mine would be:

Two Jobs I have had in the past:

Retail assistant for a florist( rubbish wages but great fun learning to make bouquets and bows anyway)

Office worker (my current job for a disability charity)

Two films I could watch over and over:

Bridget Jones
Inside I'm dancing

Two places where I've lived:

Letchworth, Hertfordshire
Codicote Village, Herts( My family's old house

Two Tv series I enjoy are:

Child of our time
The Vicar of Dibley

Two plces I have been on vacation:

White Rock-Canada- to see my uncle and aunt!, great place!

Barbados( great place also, loveed the steel bands they have there!)

Two foods I love:

Fish and Chips
Marks and Spencer Peking Duck and Hoi Sin Noodles

Four websirtes I visit daily are:

Hood's Island MSN group
BBC Ouch - obviously!
All my blogpals weblogs!
Blindkiss
Damon Rose's weblog Do Your Worst

8:33 pm

 
Blogger marmiteboy said...

Goldfish,

I thought Mumpy had tagged me when she said she visited my site? It seems I was wrong. It must be whan you get someone else to play then. My apologies.

What is a stuffed heart I hear you ask? Well you take a little baa-lamb and then slaughter it. Casting aside everything but the heart you stuff it with sage and onion stuffing or. You then bake them in the oven very slowly. Make a delicious gravy, serve with some seasonal vegetables and Bob's yer Dads brother.

They are extremely yummy.

The Goldfish needs to be taught the art of the offal.

7:59 am

 
Blogger pete said...

What a liverly recipe and offally nice thread;-)

10:03 am

 
Blogger JackieTruckle said...

When I was a child, as well as hearts, kidneys and livers, these are some of the most definately NOT delicious dishes my mother would serve up on a regular basis.
Tripe (think its the stomach lining of something)
Pigs trotters
Cockles and winkels (?)
Pig's snout
Brains
Pig's cheek

2:11 pm

 
Blogger The Goldfish said...

As a meat-eater, I cannot possibly justify my... nausea at the idea of eating heart. What is it like? Is it like liver or kidneys and things or is it very much a taste of its own?

4:34 pm

 
Blogger Charlesdawson said...

My ma used to serve stuffed heart because it was very cheap. I think it was ox or pig hearts, and probably very old ones at that. As I remember it the texture is rather like polythene and the taste is somewhat less exciting.

She used to serve it with boiled potatoes and boiled carrots and make me sit at table till it was eaten.

If you'll excuse me, I need to go and have a little lie down now (heave).

7:53 pm

 
Blogger marmiteboy said...

Goldfish,

Hearts are not like polythene at all. In fact they are very yummy. Come to think of it CD is right. Ox heart is the nicest. I think they have a creamy texture and if you are are a fan of the fat on beef you'll be in luck. It has that type of taste. They aren't really like anything else though. I would send you some by post but they might be a bit worse for wear when they ariived ;-)

1:46 pm

 
Blogger The Goldfish said...

No, definitely don't want any in the post thanks! I did once receive a tin of mushy peas and a jar of pineapple jam in the post from AJ before we got together. The jam was following a lengthy e-mail debate about whether pineapple conserve would be a jam or a marmalade... young love, eh?

5:27 pm

 

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