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Yay for fudge
Tue 20-Apr-10
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Rae Mond
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Obviously, one of the pivotal features of the form of democracy practiced in the UK is the right to vote by a secret ballot. So Please don't think that I would attempt to coerce anyone into revealing their voting intentions.

However. I read today in the times that David Cameron thinks a hung parliament would lead to more fudge. I like Fudge. I actively distrust people who don't like fudge. It's creamy and sweet and lovely. Can you really trust a man who doesn't like fudge to run a country? hmmm?

I now plan to make anti-tory fudge. not that anti-tory sentiments should require the support of confectionary to gain support in Wales. Never forget etc.

What think you?

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Tue 20-Apr-10
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OkWellDoneOkCheers  I love fudge!!

Mon 3-May-10
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Well, depending on your political leaning, you may prefer

BLUE fudge (too much sugar, hazards still unknown)

RED fudge (past its sell-by date, but hazards are documented)

YELLOW fudge (light and fluffy like candyfloss, nothing to get your teeth into)

GREEN fudge (100% organic and healthy but . . not much fun)

BN Pee fudge (100% British ingredients. Eat this, mate, or I'll clock yer)

I feel like Kate, playing with my crayons today Tardis

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Mon 3-May-10
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Danny I am very impressed with the way you are making the Tardis hop around from topic to topic.

If a hung Parliament = lots of fudge, let it hang.

Especially if the fudge is home-made by Margaret Walker's Mother, who used to make the most fantastic fudge EVER c. 1965 for the School Fete Home Made Cake Stall. It was sooooo good. She should run the country.I_am_Hungry

IQ rising, now 11. Must be the thought of fudge.

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Mon 3-May-10
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Mmmm, fudge. There is a farm shop near us which sells small bags of locally made fudge for 99p. It's pretty good stuff but one bag doesn't last long in our house.

I've been meaning to try making fudge for a while but we don't have a sugar thermometer. I have heard about 'oven fudge' recipes and even a microwave fudge recipe but I haven't tried any yet. Has anyone tried anything like this?

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Mon 3-May-10
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I've not, but ever since reading this thread earlier today I have been consumed with the wish to make fudge. Shop fudge just isn't the same as home-made.

Trouble with fudge, is that we would eat it.

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Mon 3-May-10
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i got a recipe froma book someone i used toknow had,for oreo fudge.i have made it three times. the first time i didn't boil it enough, it refused to set,soi stuck it back into a pan and boiled it too much, and it turned into a sort of fudge/toffee mutant that i dubbed todge.

the second timei think it went ok, but i gave it all away as christmas presents. the third time i gave it to the boy for valentines day, and then couldn't eat any of it because i'd given up chocolate for lent.

i plan to attempt the gorgeous lookin recipe that Fn posted on the blog at some point. though when exactly i'll get round to this is anyone's guess.

i do love fudge.

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Mon 3-May-10
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I love that Tardis, Kate! Even though I really enjoy reading science fiction, I never took to Dr Who, probably because we did not have it on TV when I was growing up back in Ireland. Somehow SF movies or TV never compared with the movies in my head when I read the really good books.

But I must make a point of tuning in for the new series on Sat.

Fudge: I adore really good fudge. It is my favourite confection but there is an awful lot of rubbish out there.

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Thu 6-May-10
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Rae Mond
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i'm trying to organise a riot for tomorrow if the tories win. any takers here?

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Thu 6-May-10
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Rae - let's just bow to the inevitable, without starting a divisive political theme.

Even my Fiona, who has a POSH background, fears a Tory majority. We will discuss once the outcome is known.

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Thu 6-May-10
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I gave up trying to deny being a bit posh a few years ago, when i had to admit that there was a mansion in the grounds of my old school.

I just can't understand why anyone other than the wealthiest 6% of the country (the ones who dodge as much as tax as they can and live half the year in Antigua or Belize) could countenance voting tory.

on one hand though, whoever leads the next government, hung or otherwise, will have to make somany unpopular decisions that they find themselves out on their ears for a very long time afterwards.

And if a deal has to be struck to get a majority then we might get electoral reform, and kiss goodbye to FPTP.

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Thu 6-May-10
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I agree on that point - FPTP is so outdated. PR can be better but not where you have too many small parties (e.g. Italy|).

It has worked pretty well in Ireland where there are just 3 main parties, quite like the UK but on a much smaller scale.

But any attempt at an improvement is OK by us.

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Thu 6-May-10
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I'm with you Rae. Man the barricades! My school had a big house in the grounds too.

Desperate for PR….FPTP completely outmoded, especially now we peasants no longer know our place and like our votes to actually have an effect!Politicians just have to learn to compromiise and negotiate- like the rest of us do every day. And to listen to their constituents.

Pass the fudge.

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Thu 6-May-10
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the exit polls really highlight this, with the lib dems looking to get a paltry 61 seats and labour over 200, when the liberals were showing a higher percentage in opinion polls yesterday.

the injustice should really speak for itself.

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