Line(s) of the Day #Miranda

Miranda and Stevie

Miranda: Ohh, Advent calendar.
Stevie: Ooh, can I?
Miranda: Together.
Stevie: Oh, where’s the chocolate?
Miranda: Where’s the chocolate? Eaten on the first day of purchase! Who can sit in a room day after day when there are little chocolates behind windows and not remove them, eat them and then replace the windows like nothing ever happened?

Miranda Hart and Sarah Hadland in the British feel-good sitcom Miranda (2009 – 2013). You can find more of the sweet-natured comedy here and here.

Line(s) of the Day #SandraBoynton

Sandra Boynton

Research tells us fourteen out of any 10 individuals like chocolate.

The children’s author and illustrator Sandra Boynton (1953 -), who also includes songwriting and directing among her other talents. If you like chocolate as much as those other 13 people, you’ll want to check out my review of The Chocolate Show, striking chocolate outfits and some very wise words by Charles Schulz.

Line(s) of the Day #ChocolateCake

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So I take a knife
I think I’ll just tidy that up a bit,
cut off the crumbly bits
scoop them all up
and into the mouth

oooooommm mmmm
nice.

Look at the cake again.

That looks a bit funny now,
one side doesn’t match the other
I’ll just even it up a bit, eh?

An excerpt from Chocolate Cake, a much-loved poem by British writer Michael Rosen. You can find it in its complete form here, where anyone who loves chocolate will identify with the child narrator. Barbra Streisand and Lora Brody would surely include themselves.

Line(s) of the Day #CookieMonster

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Sometimes me think, what is friend? And then me say a friend is someone to share last cookie with.

Awesome forummer Tosha was in town for the week so was great to see her. And no, neither of us got close to the cookies. You can see more words of wisdom from the food loving monster (minus my scarf) here.

Gr8at: Fashion and Art at #TheChocolateShow

There was so much to include in my review of The Chocolate Show I just had to add another post. Especially as there was so much eye-catching (edible) fashion and artistic  expression, including a chocolate Banksy-inspired piece. Can you see yourself wearing any of these dresses, some of which are from Paris shows? How about the platform shoes?

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Things to See: #TheChocolateShow

I’d wanted to go to The Chocolate Show before, but hadn’t had the chance. Happily, this time I was attend the annual celebration of chocolate. And being at Kensington Olympia, you just knew it was going to have plenty of space. Which meant the opportunity to create some very pleasant surprises. What is your favourite type of chocolate? You’ll probably find it well represented below.

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Gr8at: Funny Food and Drink Cartoons and Memes

It’s Monday and our non-favourite day of the week so I thought why not post a collection of some of the funny food and drink memes and cartoons I’ve collected over the years. Do you have a weakness for a particular beverage or snack? Any of these resonate more with you? If you want some added laughs, click here for some very funny restaurant jokes.

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Line(s) of the Day #PeepShow

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Jez: “You knew what would happen. As soon as you mentioned chocolate, you knew I’d want to eat it. You know my nature.”
Mark: “Now, just don’t come to me asking for some more when you didn’t have the foresight…”
Jez: “Can I have a bit more?”

Robert Webb and David Mitchell in the long-running British sitcom Peep Show (2003 – ).