The rations are coming & The Soyer Stove

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  1. The rations are coming

    Forget spud-bashing and tins of bully beef. A A Gill marvelled at the margarine sculptures and sampled the exquisite canapes at the military’s annual catering competition.,,25609-2121724,00.html

    Has anyone read this? It’s a good read but, what really interested me was this:-

    Can anyone confirm this?
  2. I like aa gills bit on the millitary espically his bit on iraq when he said the british obession with shaping berets was a bit gay :lol:
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  3. Thought this was interesting as well:-

    Some Piece of kit! :mrgreen:
  4. sirbhp

    sirbhp LE Book Reviewer

    we used them in the 1970's occasional at Saltau for our hot water
  5. I'm sure he's been waiting in anticipation for your reply.
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  6. My opinion of Mr Gill is somewhat coloured by my only interaction with him at Brecon about 15 years ago. He was a tad put out when told tha whilst we would happily store his shotgun for him, he couldn't keep his 12 bore cartridges in the armoury, and was very politely told to go away when he started getting uppity.

    A bit of a **** IMHO.
  7. sirbhp

    sirbhp LE Book Reviewer

    alexis Soyer is becoming a bit of a celebratory again this year for some odd reason all sorts of mentions on the BBC and internet.
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  8. I thought they shone a maglite over the Bacon before serving.
  9. Was he a transsexual disabled lesbian of colour perchance?
  10. sirbhp

    sirbhp LE Book Reviewer

    he more or less invented the menu as we know it in french .