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    These are a few of my favourite things

    Now this is a light hearted survey and you can name any of your favourite/least favourite things. So here goes my list:-

    Favourite wine-Red Rioja
    whisky-Jamesons, Glenfidch
    beer-Bass Bitter, Brew XI

    Favourite food-Sea food, Indian, Morroccan

    Favourite film-Enemy at the Gate, The Thirty-Nine Steps, Moby Dick, Whiskey Galore, The Quiet Man

    Favourite film stars-John Wayne, Michael Caine, Christian Bale, Doris Day

    Favourite Books- Kim by Rudyard Kipling, John Mac Nab by John Buchan, The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers, anything with Biggles in it.

    Favourite Native American Indian- Chief Joseph of the Nez Pierce

    Favourite 'Old Style' British Wrestler-Kendo Nagasaki

    Favourite comic book hero-Rogue Trooper, Union Jack Jackson, The Punisher, Swamp Thing

    Favourite childhood toy-Action man

    Favourite living thing-Trees, deer

    Favourite Jam- Tip Tree Raspberry Jam

    Favourite places in the world-Scotland, Canada, Gibraltar, Bermuda and the Falkland Islands

    Favourite Childhood TV program-'Flashing Blades', Cat Weazel, Out of Town with Jack Hargreaves

    Favourite 1970's pop group-Showaddy Waddy Bonzo Dog Doodah Band

    Favourite Airfix model-1/12 scale Bengal Lancer

    Favourite vegetable-'January King' cabbage

    Favourite fantasy Job-Anglo Saxon Warlord, Writer



    Dislikes/least favourite:- General Custer, Soap operas, Social worker types, alco pops, Football stars, Feng shui, Jazz

    Your Go!

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    Here goes!

    Favourite wine- New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir

    Whisky- Craigellechie

    Beer- Wye Valley but prefer a good pint of Scrump

    Favourite food- well hung rib of Hereford beef cooked rare, or any good quality meat like Gloucester Old Spot pork or Welsh mountain lamb

    Favourite films - Enemy at the Gate, Zulu, Godfather Trilogy

    Favourite film stars- Tom Hanks, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep

    Favourite Books- Maneaters of Kumaon and anything by Wilbur Smith

    Favourite Native American Indian- Uncas

    Favourite 'Old Style' British Wrestler - Bert Royal

    Favourite comic book hero- Hate all comics but love the original Batman TV shows

    Favourite childhood toy - Bow and arrow

    Favourite living thing - Deer

    Favourite Jam- My own homemade Raspberry Jam

    Favourite places in the world- New Zealand, Ireland and New England

    Favourite Childhood TV program- Tiswas

    Favourite 1970's pop group- Rolling Stones, Queen

    Favourite Airfix model- Can't stand them since being forced to make several dozen for my younger brother

    Favourite vegetable- Runner Beans

    Favourite fantasy Job- Wildlife cameraman

    Favourite other pastime - Fly fishing

    Dislikes/least favourite:- Jazz, socialists, bigots and PC merchants

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    Beowulf,

    Does Mrs Beowulf know that your favourite living thing is a tree??

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    Ooops! Yeah Mr Fish you are right! Okay Trees, Deer, my dogs and Mrs Beowulf! Or do I like battenberg cake more?

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    thats more like it, how could you forget the dogs and deer!!!

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    Ahh well here goes.

    Favourite wine, South African white wines.

    Favourite Whisky, Laphroig, Glenmorangie.

    Beer, sorry I am a Lager man

    Favourite food. Well matured rib eye steak, or sirloin, or even better Kudu or Eland. Sea food as well, and most fish.

    Favourite films. Zulu, Enemy at the Gate and Battle of Britain

    Favourite film stars, dont really have one.

    Favourite books. Anything written by the old big game hunters, Selous, Bell, Neuman etc.

    Favourite N A Indian. Dont really have one, but the Mohikans I guess.

    Favourite British Wrestler Mick Mc Manus

    Favourite Comic book. Dandy and Beano

    Favourite childhood toy. Dont have one really, but the mounted Green woodpecker in a black case my dad bought me when I was 10, ranks high.

    Favourite Jam, Blackberry and Blueberry

    Favourite place in the world. Many places, but top of the list is Africa, in particular Botswana and the Khalahari desert, follwed by the Scottish Highlands.

    Favourite childhood TV programme. Animal Magic.

    Favourite pop group. Dire Straits

    Favourite airfix model. Spitfire and Hurricane

    Favourite fantasy job. Lucky the one I have now, but I wanted to be a PH in Africa as well.

    Favourite pastime. Being with my friends, and my grandchildren.

    Dislikes. People who are arseholes, now I am over 50 I try to avoid them more than ever. Jazz, Blues, travellers (gypsies) who steal and poach, and marmalade with the bits in it, antis, new age people, thieves, liers, back stabbers, pedophiles, politicians and anyone who knocks on my door to try and sell me something.

    Thank you Victor Meldrew. AKA Sikamalc

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    Its surprising as so far I completely agree with every thing that has been posted! It seems that Enemy at the Gates is everyones favourite, although the book by Honourable sniper Zeitsev is even better, no poofy love story!

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    Hi, well here goes my turn.

    Favourite wine, Any red wines with the carminere grape.

    Favourite Whisky, Laphroaig, Bowmore Linkwood.

    Beer, Theacktons old peculiar

    Favourite food. Well hung steak, fish, pasta.

    Favourite films. All bond movies, Indiana Jones.

    Favourite film stars, Hally Berry, Sean Connery.

    Favourite books. . Any fictional type, hate stories. Apart form Famous Five and secret Seven.

    Favourite N A Indian. Has to be Geronimo.

    Favourite British Wrestler Big Daddy

    Favourite Comic book. Dandy and Beano with sikamalc on this one

    Favourite childhood toy. Mechano

    Favourite Jam, Strawberry

    Favourite place in the world. South Africa, Scotland parts of America (where there’s no people).

    Favourite childhood TV programme. Blue Peter.

    Favourite pop group. Ziggy Stardust and the spiders from Mars (Bowie)

    Favourite airfix model – planes used hang them from the bed room sealing

    Favourite fantasy job. Not to have a job, just take people out Stalking etc, and travel the world hunting in all the different environments’ and to be challenged by the elements species’.

    Favourite pastime. With the Kids and Michelle as I don’t see them at times that much through work or Sitting all alone in the middle of nowhere.

    Dislikes. People who are arseholes, now I am over 50 I try to avoid them more than ever. Jazz, Blues, travellers (gypsies) who steal and poach, and marmalade with the bits in it, antis, new age people, thieves, liers, back stabbers, pedophiles, politicians and anyone who knocks on my door to try and sell me something. Struggling to better this

    Smithp18

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    Good on ya Smithy Oh one more thing for dislikes Trolls forgot that one. (Although I suppose arseholes covers that) but just needed to clarify it.

    I am sure Poddle would agree

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