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Chris’ Other Stuff Comes to Light!

Take a seat before you read any more – You’ll need it!

As recently reported right here on Golf with Des, last week Chris chose “other stuff” over playing Thursday night golf.

I can right now tell you what these “other stuff” actually were…

Rather than play Thursday night Golf with the Golf with Des team, Chris actually chose to go supermarket shopping with his girlfriend, Lucy!

And it gets worse – Lucy had actually been at home all day and could have done the shopping whilst Chris was at work thus enabling him to play – not just any golf, but Thursday night golf.   But she didn’t!

Instead she sat at home watching This Morning with Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby and then after a light lunch, probably consisting of salmon, cream cheese and rivitas, she probably watched a vintage black and white film with an especially happy ending on non other than Channel 4!

When this sort of thing happens, it can mean one thing and one thing only and I’m afraid it is not good news…

Lucy is having an…affair.

Unbeatable!

Yeah, that’s right, I said that. I’m unbeatable, or have been for the past 3 games. Even the mighty Alan Allen Begbie cannot beat me.

Grrrr, I am like the golfing version of He Man….By the power of Grey Skull!!!

OMG it looks just like Stan on some Mondays...

OMG it looks just like Stan on some Mondays...Well, perhaps much less muscle and more of a fags/beer look

That being the case, who is Skeletor?

Is it Stan?

Old Queen Shocker!

Not Freddie

Not Freddie

Although Stan wasn’t well enough to go to work due to his tooth ache (Ouch, Awwww), he is well enough to travel all the way London to go and see Queen!

And its not even the proper Queen, HRH Liz, it’s the band Queen, which if we’re honest, shouldn’t really be allowed to call themselves Queen as Freddie’s dead and the others are so old they shouldn’t be on a stage playing loud rock music, they should be going to bed early so they can get up at pensioner-o-clock.  Disgraceful.

Shepherd’s Pie

Thanks to my current teeth issues, sloppy food is the order of the day.

So I didn’t need any further encouragement to make a lovely Shepherd’s Pie.

Now, I was tempted to post this over on Scampi and Chips but as it isn’t really Scampi or Chip related I didn’t feel it appropriate. Of course, it isn’t striclty golf related either so do watch out for yet another new publication coming soon where we can really tackle the world of food.

But for now, it can go here….

Finely chop some carrots, onions and garlic

Finely chop some carrots, onions and garlic

Sweat them off gently, whilst simultaneously boiling some potatoes

Sweat them off gently, whilst simultaneously boiling some potatoes

Remove the softened vegetables and add mince to the pan

Remove the soften vegetables and add mince to the pan

....and brown it off nicely

....and brown it off nicely

and then reintroduce the vegetables

and then reintroduce the vegetables

Then add oxo cubes and some gravy.  It's fine to use granules.  Fuck off purists.

Then add oxo cubes and some gravy. It

Mash the potatoes with milk, butter and plenty of salt and pepper.  Allow to cool, as this will make construction of the pie easier....

Mash the potatoes with milk, butter and plenty of salt and pepper. Allow to cool, as this will make construction of the pie easier....

Add the meat to the bottom of an ovenproof dish, then evenly top with the cooled mashed potato

Add the meat to the bottom of an ovenproof dish, then evenly top with the cooled mashed potato

Top with cheese.  I used red leicester, but it does stink a bit.  Cheddar would be fine.

Top with cheese. I used red leicester, but it does stink a bit. Cheddar would be fine.

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or so

Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or so

Serve....

Serve....

...and enjoy!

...and enjoy!

Golf or lack off

No golf this week or next as Stan has had various “issues” with his teeth which has stopped him from playing golf and also co-incidentally, stopped him from being at work.

Stan has various teeth related issues

Stan has various teeth related issues

Now we all get a bit of tooth ache now and then – Ohhhh, Owwwww, but I don’t remember ever having to have time off work due to it – Apart from visits to the dentist.

Anyway Stan can’t play next week as he’s planning on having all of his teeth removed and replaced by some sort of “Bionic” false teeth which will have a hidden GPS feature that will provide ball and hole distance details to within the nearest 5 yrds, so don’t be suprised if in the coming weeks Stan starts to win for a change.

Appearing soon in a mouth near Stan

Appearing soon in a mouth near Stan

Stan let it slip that he’s not particularly fond of visiting the dentist and I suspect he is more than slightly fearful about his forthcoming visit, so he probably doesn’t want to know about this Yahoo answers post…Eeeeek!

No doubt we’ll hear more about this from Stan himself…

Vroom Vroom!

After not being able to see his dream car on Thursday, Elly with the assistance of Stan went for a “private” viewing immediately after work on Friday.

He was so smitten by this particular Calbra, he took the plunge and finally bought the car of his dreams….


Brum brum….

He will probably need one of these one of these fairly soon….

I’ve no idea what he paid for it, but perhaps if he’d looked around a bit more he could have found this one for sale on ebay for 99p……

Happy Birthday Freddie

Freddie would have been 60 today.

Happy Birthday Freddie!

Ready Freddie!

Salmon and Spinach Lasagne Update…

It appears we are now in 2nd place on Yahoo for Stan’ fantastic Salmon and Spinach Lasagne….

Perhaps if we are lucky, Stan might even post his reciepe for us all to share…

Salmon and Spinach Lasagne….again!

Further to David’s Search Engine Entry, I am pleased report that if you go to www.yahoo.com and enter ’Salmon and Spinach Lasagne’ into the search criteria, Golf with Des is listed at 35!

Don’t believe me? Try it for yourself!

Anyway, this is great news for us, and I’m hoping that this new entry on the site might even lift us further up the listings.

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STOP PRESS!

It did indeed work, we are now #11. Result.
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Fireman Stan

Stan returns to work after his audition for the part of Fireman Sam without realising he didn’t completely change…

Fire, what fire?
I’m hoping he decides to sport his helmet during this weeks exciting game of golf on Thursday…

And, whilst you’re at Fireman Sam’s site, make sure you check out the Card Creator – Here’s the one I did for Stan…

Fantastic.