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Lægen
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Buying British

Buying British

 

It's so easily done.

 

We alway consciously buy British, whenever we can.

 

And food in season. 

No problems with Borders, or EU protectionism..

 

Tesco provide country of origin on food items.

 

We have, in our village, excellent Greengrocers, Butchers, Bakers, etc

 

Surrounded by Farms.

 

Manchester is just a 30 minute train ride away.

 

Air miles..... none.

 

Staycation last, this & next year....

 

 

Be proud to be British.

 

Protect the Planet.

 

 

 

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shutter
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I bet you miss those air miles though !...... Roll_eyes

Lægen
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We consolidated virtually all our foreign assets.

 

U.S. when Trump came to power, Far East when Covid became a reality.

 

Now we have little exposure to either market, never had any in Europe.

 

So... No business Air miles nor associated carbon footprint.

 

Our portfolio now just concentrates on the U.K.

 

All 4 countries.

 

With excellent financial & business advice, we are confident going forwards.

 

We have limited our risks from other areas.

 

We have faith in Great Britain.....

 

However, we have kept some Foreign holiday properties, for as & when International travel returns.

 

So... in the future there will be limited Air miles and associated carbon footprint.

shutter
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I`m very fortunate, not to have any "foreign assets".. Angel

 

although I do like to watch Russian TV drama`s and also watch and listen to many "foreign" pop music videos... 

on you tube   (PM me for a list  ! ! ! ...

 

even though I only speak two languages....English,.....       .and            Morse sending.gif

 

 

Certainly more impressive than the UK/USA variety... 

 

I travel the world, using the internet, so don`t have to bother about collecting air miles along the way.

 

Nor do I worry about "Carbon Footprint"  ... ( aka another way of raising taxes for the government coffers)

 

I wear slippers in doors most of the time anyway ! !

 

( they don`t leave carbon lying around as I travel from the lounge to the kitchen! )   Roll_eyes

 

Don`t even have a TESCO  ( or any other "loyalty"  ( aka SPYING ON ME ) ) cards either.. Smiley

Minivanman
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@shutter 

Many of the products we think are British must contain 'foreign assets' especially certain foodstuffs, and I don't suppose for one moment any of us could ever begin to unravel all the ingredients... and don't even get me started on Yorkshire tea. 😉

Buy British by all means, but 100%?  


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@Minivanman  Even Yorkshur cannot grow tea in Britain!CrazyFunny

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@Lægen wrote:

 

 

However, we have kept some Foreign holiday properties, for as & when International travel returns.

 

So... in the future there will be limited Air miles and associated carbon footprint.


Ah yes, that time-share in Barbados, wasn't it?

That should rack up a few Air miles in future to enable even more travel (and carbon footprint) when they're cashed in.

And if you care to look over your shoulder you'd probably see multiple carbon footprint trails stretching back into infinity.  Roll_eyes

Minivanman
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Talking of which, since when did butter need to be called vegetarian?

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Danish bacon used to irritate the heck out of me. Sure it was cheap, but then you'd then watch it shrivel up to the size of a two bob bit when you fried it. Took a whole pocket of the stuff to make a half decent sandwich. 


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jab1
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Don't get how you can have 'vegetarian butter' - it is a dairy product!

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HP sauce  ? ?    British  ? ? ?   Nah.... made in the Netherlands....

 

OOOPS... looks like a price increase coming along, on that.... V.A.T. and some EU politicians probably trying to stop it crossing the border via Ireland  !...

 

shutter
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@TTman   Not yet ! ! ..... Rhubarb, and Licquorice.... yes... Tea Huh   have to go to Cornwall for "English Tea"

 

https://tregothnan.co.uk/tea-plantations/

 

Minivanman
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Or these  😀

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