Thursday, 13 November 2014

Taking the Tablets


The insides as well as the brain have been slightly affected by this weeks germ and my eating has not been according to good health magazines liking.  Last night I was beset by a lack of sweet things in the house and dug out a recipe for tablet, not unsimilar to this All Recipes one, and proceeded to spend a short eternity making a small amount of not very good tablet, too much marge I think. What would nurse say?  
This stuff is what we used to get from my mum after she attended the churches 'bring and buy' sales. These were once regular occurances but died out with the needless imposition of 'Health & Safety.' For offering goods for sale legal frameworks regarding health and compensation for outbreaks of ecoli etc (which never happened) were imposed by the Gestapo.  The many 'fairy cakes' and bars of 'tablet' that once rotted the teeth of such as I were no longer on offer unless provided by properly protected shops. Children however are sleekit souls and have continued to destroy their teeth with an abundance of other sugar filled nasties, nasties which I must say we all like now and again.  
This brown sludge that now lies in the plastic container, not actually that healthy either I suppose, has begun the work of destroying my remaining unholed teeth. As too flavour, well it would never be offered by the women in that churches 'Women's Guild' that's for sure!  

Note also that because of feminist bull the Church of Scotland long since has allowed men to join the 'Women's Guild.'  Quite why that august organisation allowed itself to be cowed by ungodly laws I know not, however it is a broken Kirk today.  I note this gender bending however has not happened to the 'Women's Institute,' could it be some are above the law, e.g. women's organisations, or just that no man in his right mind wishes to be surrounded by the pack of middle class harridans that predominate there? Answers on a postcard and send them to Sheila, instead of me so make it an attractive one.

It has been a quiet few days, I have actually began to attend to the 'To Do' list from way back.  My broken glasses have been glued back together, sort off, the DVDs put in a rack, the books sorted into order and the top shelf of my 'in tray' has been sorted and filed away!  Goodness gracious, I then defragmented the hard drive and I even sorted out the sock drawer!  Then I had to pop into the museum to buy the last Christmas gifts, which I managed, while planning to undertake an expedition into the middle tray of my 'in tray.'  However at the museum I was given two pieces of paper containing work! That finished the afternoon and postponed the second layer for a while.  Ah well there is always tomorrow.... 

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7 comments:

soubriquet said...

Tablet? I can recall several sugary confections which looked like this, likely containing such stuff as coltsfoot and essence of newt, which my mother would bring from such sales, or make and take to such sales.
Quite what its purpose was I don't know, we probably ate it because it was sugary, and the old witches of the village would be satisfied it was working, because none of us developed glowing eyes nor was eaten by a werewolf.

Lee said...

Feminists and the politically-correct mob are past their use-by dates in my opinion!

The Tattersall's Club in Brisbane were beset by the Feminist Brigade a few years ago demanding women be allowed become members of the men-only club! For God's sake! I don't understand all that sort brouhaha; and it annoys the hell out of me.

If the men want to have a men only club and women want to have a women only club...let each gender do so!!!!!

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

From what I have read and seen on television, devouring a tablet might greatly enhance your intelligence. For tablets can supposedly do almost as much as a laptop can these days. They may rather hard to chew, though.

the fly in the web said...

Any man that gets under the feet of this harridan will wish he had not been born...Sheila not being available you are receiving the postcard in her place...

Carol said...

I am not familiar with the term tablet either ~ but thinking it might be something like our fudge if bought from a church bake sale?

Broken glasses ~ missed that bit if trivia earlier.

Sweetened Condensed milk in a tin on bread would be a cheap sweet fix. Not that I have ever eaten it myself ~ but I recall my Mum and Grandma talking about it as a treat. I am on a yoghurt, frozen blueberries and muesli for my sweet kick at the moment.

Adullamite said...

Soub, Oh yes, essence of newt was a favourite tablet with us.

Lee, What a great woman, I'll vote for you!

Jerry, No Jerry what I mean is the...no, forget it....

Fly, Sorry, not known at this address!

Carol, Tablet is a kind of hard fudge with a variety of varieties. Yes condensed milk I heard off but we were never encouraged as it was expensive.

Jenny Woolf said...

Fudge, it must be fudge, stalwart friend of my teenage years. I can't believe how we all loved it, can't eat it now!