Today as you know is Thankful Friday! And I think I am most extremely thankful for the weather! It's gorgeous! Proper warm it is! I only hope it lasts for the weekend as I'm off to Brighton to see Guru Tambo!
Guru Tambo is my old boss from my first ever London job and since I worked with her, she's upped sticks with her hubby, moved to Brighton, got a dog and had a lovely baby boy. I haven't seen her since she did all this so I’m very much looking forward to catching up on the beach! Hurrah!
I am going to take my new and lovely hat to wear so I don't fall over in the sun.
Anyway, I had the most interesting conversation with my friend Tigger the other day. He's the one who came to stay and did a cartwheel in the Tate Modern.
I asked him if I could have dairy milk for breakfast.
‘Yes,’ he replied. ‘It's not bad for you and contains calcium.’
I thought for a moment wondering if he was being sarcastic, but he really wasn't. He honestly was encouraging me to have dairy milk for breakfast.
‘What about the sugar content?’ I asked.
‘Sugar?’ he said, ‘what are you on about?’ And then he sent me a breakdown of the vitamin and mineral and everything content of dairy milk.
‘If you're really worried,’ he said, ‘you could have rice or soya milk.’
Tick, tick, tick, tick
And then I twigged…
He thought I meant the white stuff that comes from cows – dairy milk, whereas I meant the brown stuff that comes from Cadbury's – Dairy Milk.
Tigger was horrified at this – he runs marathons and does terribly healthy things like not eating Dairy Milk for breakfast.
But I checked and a bar of Dairy Milk contains the equivalent of three quarters of a pint of fresh liquid milk in every half pound of milk chocolate, which means technically I'm getting calcium, vitamin B12, and vitamin D, along with a host of other things that are found in milk if I eat enough of it that is.
So maybe I can have it for breakfast after all!
And that's just one more thing to be thankful for today…
Happy New Year peeps. Wow, 2019! That means I am now in the 11th year of blogging here on DeafinitelyGirly.com. When I started out, it w...
It's the second day of Deaf Awareness Week and today I'm making it all about me. Here are the 10 dos and don'ts about my deafnes...
Sometimes, just sometimes, I allow myself the chance to daydream about all the things on my deaf wishlist coming true... It's a bit li...
Regular readers and my followers on Twitter will know that recently I've been talking a lot about the lack of subtitled showings availab...