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Wartime Rations - Day 16

After my ‘lapse’ over the weekend, I’m trying to get back on track. One of the things I’m finding hard is not having toast with marmalade in the morning, but with only 2oz of jam/marmalade a week, I’m trying to save it for special occasions. 656 more words

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Wartime Rations - Days 13/14/15

In celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving a week late, I always knew this would be a hard weekend food/ration wise. And yes, I slipped – badly – even though Canadians already received way more in rations than the Brits. 273 more words

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‘They Were a Wall - Wheatley in a World at War 1914-19’

The Wheatley Branch of the Royal British Legion suggested a book to mark Wheatley 1914-19 and the Wheatley Society joined in.  A village team led by Bill Jackson, researched and composed the book in 2013-14. 429 more words

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Wartime Rations - Day Twelve

Life just suddenly seems to have got busy, so I’ve been relying on leftovers and familiar recipes today. Next week I really must get more focused and do a bit more experimenting with my rations. 651 more words

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Wartime Rations - Day Ten

It seems I’m doing a lot of ‘Eating At The Savoy’ this week, so dinner is taken care of tonight. That leaves lunch. With cheese being so heavily rationed for my lunchtime sandwich, I’ve turned to Marguerite Patten’s book… 475 more words

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Wartime Rations - Day Nine

Back on track today after the holiday weekend. Porridge for breakfast, homemade soup for lunch, then beef, fried cabbage and mashed potatoes with added fried leeks and bacon for dinner. 275 more words

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Wartime Rations - Days Six, Seven and Eight

It’s been Thanksgiving Weekend here in Canada. I haven’t been quite as regular as usual with my blog over the past few days, but now I’m one week in to the experiment I’m going to take a little time to reflect. 931 more words

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