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Behind the Altar in a Church

This list was very kindly contributed by Peter BC.

Now this is beyond the banalities of the regular supermarket trolley.  This list was found in a church!

Peter says he was moving the altar in a small church in Lincolnshire last Sunday when he found this shopping list.

What can we say:

Written on the back of an envelope which originally came from Mole Country Stores in Devon:

Mole Valley Farmers Ltd
Moorland House
Station Road
South Molton
Devon
EX36 3BH

The list was written in red pen – maybe a teacher?

The handwriting is neat and formal, probably that of an older person. The slight shakiness might reinforce this point of view.  Maybe a retired teacher.

Listed are:

Marmite, Scotch Eggs, Coleslaw and Cooked Meat.

This are all tea time or picnic ingredients.

Thank you so much to Peter!

 

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Blue Eggs – Southampton Old Lady

This list was very kindly supplied by SouthamptonOldLady who has also provided the insight below.
You can check out her great blog at:

https://southamptonoldlady.wordpress.com/

Bread, milk eggs, meat for stew – crossed out, steaks, double cream, blue eggs (trendy tinted ones?), cauliflower or/and broccoli, pointed peppers, a bottle of Merlot wine, 5-6 pots of heather (lovingly doodled).

Perhaps we can guess that this list is for a posh, romantic dinner at home for two, then a bit of gardening at the weekend. The ‘meat for stew’ has been crossed off – so perhaps at the last minute they have been informed that they will be on their own for the weekend and suddenly changed the menu?

Southampton Old Lady

https://southamptonoldlady.wordpress.com/2016/09/22/confessions-of-a-yellow-sticker-shopper/

Illustrated Shopping List

Wow, what a list. These people eat well with a variety of ingredients to make meals from around the world. They have a cat and children. The illustrations are great, I particularly like the little bird perched next to the cat biscuits. Lots of help from the children to make this shopping list.

Fruit, bread | rolls | bagels, Dolmio sauce x 2, Lasagne sauce and sheets, Appals x 100,000, chicken pieces, chicken breast and thigh, mince x 3, sausages x 2, bananas x 54, cod pieces, kids bits, cat biscuits, scampy fries x 2, cheese, homs?/meats, coconut milk, grated cheese, mozzarella, halloumi, sour cream, taco shells, mange tout, baby something, cucumber, chillis, tomatoes, salad, avocados, olives, coriander, onions, mushrooms, peppers and “by a chinees takeaway for cata” [sic].

On the reverse is soy sauce, garlic, ginger and comfort.

Found Aldi, Reading

27th August 2016

Dog ham?

Makeup remover pads, gaviscon, crisps, egg fried rice x 2, chocolate, linguine, prawn crackers, Bombay potatoes, chicken, cereal bars, rolls, bread, white wine, eggs, yoghurts, cold meat, dog ham, orange juice, grated cheese, sausage rolls, chicken, cucumber, bananas, fruit, mushrooms, jackets, ice creams, garlic bread, chair, chocs for Ruth.

Note how Rob gets four of his own yoghurts and Ruth is going to get some chocolates.  12 eggs is rather a lot and what is dog ham?

This is a useful reference on the subject:

canigivemydog.com/ham

Maybe the owner was trying to recreate:

Independent: Dog with ham on its face tricks people on Facebook into praying for ‘burns recovery’

 

 

Glucos


Glu cos?, milk, potatoes, butter x 3, eggs, meat, greens, ham, 1 pk b/beans, crisps, nuts, bacon, cuscus, unsure. [sic]

The purchased items have been diligently crossed off. It is a shame there were no nuts. And also no sign of Glu cos?

Found Aldi, Reading.

20th April 2013