A quick word about food provision.
I'm sure we will be sharing out the cooking duties as usual. Just to remind you all, we ought to be trying to set down to eat at around 7 - 7.30pm, ideally. That gives us plenty of time for whatever is planned for the evening, and those of us who are Getting Old (koff) will be able to digest our dinners before bedtime.
If you are planning to sign up for cooking, check the Timetable post
to see which day would be a good one for you. I think we all get caught out by how much more time it takes to prepare food for many people—and this time there will be *19* of us for most mealtimes, and at least one vegetarian and one gluten-free to be catered for—so please sign up for Kitchen Minion duties as well so that nobody has to do this alone!
I *think* I'm remembering correctly that there is a Morrisons supermarket close by at which we'll probably do the Big Shopping, so you can check for ingredient availability in advance. There's also an Aldi just up the road, and… a Co-Op?
Anyway. Signing up.Friday: pensnest
, the usual Pies, unless there is a rebellionSaturday: turlough
NB You'll need to get a list of requirements together in time for the Friday Big Shop.Sunday: chalcopyrite
NB Ideally you'll get a list of requirements together in time for the Friday Big Shop.Monday:
Wedding Reception/Feast nopseud
will take charge.Tuesday:
nb All-Day excursion day on the timetable. stellamira
suggested that we might do pizza for one of the meals, and I think this might be a good day for it. We can buy some pizza bases and make up pizzas to preference. There could also be salad, garlic bread, onion rings or whatever. I think what this means is that if we're all out all day, it should be a reasonably quick dinner, and whoever volunteers to take charge needn't be good at cooking, just willing to be traffic police and make sure that things go into ovens at the right times.
ETA: just need a volunteer for this one. Basically to figure out the shopping list and to make sure appropriate ingredients are put out.Wednesday: ninjetti75
, minion pensnestThursday:
nb This is down as Afternoon Tea day, and traditionally is also Leftovers and Takeout day, so we probably don't need anyone taking charge. We could, though, set a Dinner Time for anyone who wants to talk about plans for Camp Sparkle 2016 to bring their food and their ideas to the table, which I think would be a good thing to do.