Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Leonie's in town!

Hi there.
Thanks for popping in.

Spent a delightful evening with our lovely Leonie!
It was so good to have a proper catch up.


We had a good old gas -
and that was before I reached for the brussel sprouts!


Leonie is a vegan, so I was all ready for her -
NOT!!

Brussels, radishes and olives for starters .... yummy.


But all on the same plate?


I could always make an olive and brussel omelette, I said.



No eggs, said she....


Well, how about anchovies? 
There’s not much meat on an anchovy, said I...


You just don’t understand, said she.


And when she turned down the Straight Up yoghurt - well! said I. 


So we threw all the healthy not healthy grub back in the fridge,
and went to the local Indian restaurant for a curry instead!

That’s what I love love love about Leonie.
She has principles, and she lives by them.
So do I, and so does Dave.
Which is probably why we get on so famously.

Love & Hugs
Barb
xxx

24 comments:

  1. Lovely Leonie! A curry is always welcome, especially a vegetable one. Glad you had a good night. Much love jayne

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  2. So much fun! I hope you enjoyed your meal! xxx

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  3. Can't say I envy you the curry - don't do curries. lol - Glad you enjoyed your evening. Admire anyone who sticks to their principles and boy they get tested a lot at the moment! Keep on keeping on! xx

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  4. Bet you all had a great time. Love a curry. x

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  5. Yay. Best option in my opinion..see you didn't aim for mushroom risotto then lol xx

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  6. Hi Barb,
    I like people who stick to their principles too. Leonie always comes across as being really cheerful and a good laugh. I bet the two of you together are hilarious! A curry is always welcome but for me definitely not a vegetable one. Hope you had a great time together. Love and hugs Alison xxx

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    1. Hi bloggy friends,
      Hope today has been good for you all. Love and hugs Alison.xxx

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    2. Hi Alison, was great to see you at Leyburn.xx

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    3. Hi Alison, did you manage those extra lengths at swimming today? Sending hugs xxx

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  7. Was lovely meeting Leonie at Ally Pally, Glad you enjoyed your evening with her, she seems so much fun, I do admire people who live by their principles as that is what I aspire to do.xx

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  8. Bet you had a great laugh and lots fun love to be a fly on wall hugs you you all three lots love be xxx

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  9. Chill out, Chat & Curry !! what more could anyone wish for after a busy day !! loved to have been a fly on the wall.

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  10. Much better to go out for a meal so everyone can have a break from kitchen duties..lol. Leonie looks as though she is the same delightful fun lady off the telly as she is on. Hope you had a delicious meal. x

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  11. Hi Barbara
    Oh you do make me chuckle, haha olive radish and Brussel sprout starter mmmmm yummy. Looks like you had a good old laugh together, just what you needed. The curry was a good alternative though.
    Love Diane xxx

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  12. Hello Barb, you and Leonie having a good laugh has given us a good laugh too. Hope your Curry was great and the hilarity continued. It is always good to have principles. Take care. Bx

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  13. Yeah I'm a principle girl too. Funny how folk don't always get it. glad you had a good night, been a funny day, hey.

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  14. I think a curry was a splendid idea xxx have fun girls xxx

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  15. I love these picture stories you do - always make me giggle. Love Leonie and can well understand why you all get on so well. Hope the curry was good. Best medicine - good friends, good old laugh and good food - perfick!! Xxx

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  16. Was delighted to do a little workshop with Leonie and she is so lovely. Glad you had a good evening xx

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  17. Hi Barbara I am so pleased you had a lot of fun with Leonie. My sister is a vegan catering can be tricky Going for an Indian was a brilliant idea. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  18. Well that’s confusing because I would have thought an Indian meal was the last thing she could have. But then I do always get Chicken Tika Masa! Do you know I did a Mini Workshop up north this year with Leoni and obviously she didn’t have a clue who I was so I had to laugh when she told me not to be afraid of using too much colour!!! Xxxxx

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  19. I bet you had a great time. I love Leoni as she always comes over as such a genuine person, like your good self.
    Gayle xx

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Thank you for your kind messages and I hope you get inspiration from my ramblings.

Barb x