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January 10, 2009

Of Biscuits and other treats

Abbey biscuits were the biscuit of choice in my childhood though not necessarily my choice, it has to be said. The Abbey biscuit was a very sweet oatmeal biscuit with a distinct crunch, indeed it later became known as Abbey Crunch.


In rare moments of munificence my mother would splash out on a packet Custard Creams.

Even more rare was the appearance of something like Sugar Puffs Corn Flakes or Shredded Wheat being the breakfast staple.


So now, with the financial crisis engulfing us and the frost nipping my toes its to Custard Creams and Sugar Puffs I turn for comfort. Could be worse I guess.


Posted by john at January 10, 2009 09:51 PM


......Mmmmm Biscuits....such a comfort at any 80 year old mother in these times of financial crisis has turned to other things for her comfort,the family only learnt of this at the weekend that she has book her self into a Manchester clinic for a face lift. Me thinks shes a fruit cake !!!!

Posted by: paula moss at January 12, 2009 01:05 PM