Where Angles Fear to Tread

May 6, 2010

Election 2010 – preparation

Filed under: Politics, UK Politics — Tags: , — Right Angle @ 5:34 pm

Afternoon all,
It’s the election day in UK, and, as such no political comments please. Where Angles Fear to Tread is bravely stepping into the breach tonight to report on the results that matter, the outcomes, tears, spills and anything else we find of interest.
Those who followed the US election with us will know the format. We are here in a secret location in Kent, England, with boards, food and a Red Bull cafeine type substitute for the late night. We have already been out shopping for things which are quintensially British and have the following ready for consumption tonight and early tomorrow:

  • Bacon, Sausage & Egg for Breakfast
  • Bitter (proper beer)
  • West Country Cider
  • Pimms & Lemonade
  • Crisps & Dips
  • Baked Beanz – it’s got to be Heinz(!)
  • Heinz Tomato Ketchup & HP Sauce
  • Jammie Dodgers
  • Bakewell Slices
  • Cheese – Red Leicester, Wensleydale & Stilton
  • Flapjack type snacks
  • Cornish Pasties
  • Bread
  • Sausage Rolls
  • Scotch Eggs
  • (Jamaica) Ginger Cake
  • Indian Starters
  • Pork Pie
  • Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Grapes

We are also planning to go out to eat this evening, so we needed to choose a typical British location. Many options here in Kent, including Fish & Chips, a pub lunch, strangely not Italian Pizzas etc… However, we’re off to have a curry! One can’t get a lot more British than that for an evening out.

Right Angle

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November 4, 2008

Back from the expedition

Filed under: Liveblogging — Tags: , — Right Angle @ 3:22 pm

Obstuseangle and I are back from our American sponsored shopping trip (actually not sponsored, but one can hope for the next election).

On the list of purchases are:

  • Soft Cheese
  • Cheese Strings
  • Proper (non-American) cheese
  • Bacon
  • Burgers
  • Cheese & Bacon Potato Skins
  • Tex/Mex Dips
  • Wraps (for Fajitas)
  • Cookies – Oatmeal & Raisin / Double Choc / Maryland (!!!)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Ben & Jerry’s Baked Alaskan Ice-Cream
  • Salsas
  • Jalapeno Salsa
  • Jack Daniels BBQ Sauce
  • Donuts
  • Bagels
  • New York Cheesecake
  • McCain’s Savoury Wedges
  • Onion Rings
  • Oreos
  • Dorito Dipping Nachos
  • Dorito Dips
  • 10 bottle of Mini-Bud (we don’t really like Bud being more Real-Ale people but it is American)
  • Chocolate & Strawberry Milkshakes
  • Peppered & Original Beef Jerky
  • Coca-Cola Cans
  • Chicken
  • Bread Rolls

And that’s about it….. EEEEEK!

Right Angle

Another Angle?

Filed under: Liveblogging, Metawibble, US Politics — Tags: , — Right Angle @ 2:15 pm

Following obstuseangle’s introduction, I will say a quick hello, before we go into town and try to find some food & drink with an American angle. (Apologies for the bad pun).  I will also write a huge, long and rambling introduction later.

Right Angle

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