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  1. Woofers wanted.

    A woofer is a person thats works for feck all for five hours a day but gets three meals a day and accommodation free and gets the chance to try out another country whilst helping the host make a fortune from slave labour. Would be good for a ny youngster studying FRench or for any youngster...
  2. Shrimperstrust

    Event Race Night - Saturday 5th March 2015 - In Aid of Alzheimer's Research and the Trust

    The Trust will be holding a Race Night on Saturday 5th March 2016 in the Shrimpers Bar, Roots Hall, first Race at 7.30 pm. With 8 Horse/Dog Races and novelty race if times allow, this is a great event for all the family, with Cash Prizes for each race plus chances to win Bottles of Wine...
  3. Mad Cyril

    Low effort meals.

    Came in starving after a bike ride. Can anyone beat my four fishcake and tin of mushy peas effort?
  4. Question Berlin

    Going on a 3 night trip to Berlin in November this year, never been before but I'm sure many on here have so any advice would be appreciated. As me and the other half are only going for the 3 nights we probably wont get round to seeing everything there is to see, so a heads up of any highlights...
  5. Mystery Shopping

    Anyone do it? I signed up to one the other week and I'm pretty impressed. Had a few free meals, and a few free bets so far. For those who don't know what's involved, you basically get set a scenario which involves purchasing an item. For example, I picked up a task in Holborn today of going to...
  6. OldBlueLady

    RIP Anthony Tomassi, a Southend on Sea legendary figure

    Reports from BBC Essex this morning, that Anthony Tomassi has died. Originally on the opposite side of the High Street, partially where the Royals now stands, one of my favourite places to eat, from way back when I was young. Used to be a birthday treat to go there, have one of their delicious...
  7. Shrimperstrust

    Event Quiz Night - Saturday 21st April 2012

    The Shrimpers Trust will be holding their final Quiz Night of the Season in the Shrimpers Bar, Roots Hall on Saturday 21st April 2012. The doors open at 7.00pm with commencement of the quiz at 7.30pm sharp. The cost will be £10.00 for adults and £6.00 for under 16's. Included in the price...
  8. Shrimperstrust

    Event Quiz Night - Saturday 7th January 2012

    The Shrimpers Trust will be holding a Quiz Night in the Shrimpers Bar, Roots Hall on Saturday 7th January 2012. The doors open at 7.00pm with commencement of the quiz at 7.30pm sharp. The cost will be £10.00 for adults and £6.00 for under 16's. Included in the price will be a choice from 5...
  9. Smiffy

    Halal Meals on Flights

    I'm sorry but this takes the **** - Halal Cost cutting exercise my arse. If the British based airlines take this up, I will quite happily not fly.
  10. Lord Football

    Food For Thought.

    I've been a bit quiet on here for a while, frankly the whole political arena is depressing. Even so, I've busy doing what I do. I thought I'd share some thoughts.... The Recession The recession was caused, in essence, by the collapse of the banking industry that took a gung-ho approach to...
  11. pickledseal

    Got a spare room in Southend in July? Want to earn a few quid?

    A friend of a friend is looking for a place to stay in Southend during an internship in July. B&Bs have worked out at £1000+ which is out of budget. He is simply looking for a room with somewhere to prepare meals. If you have any suggestions or if anyone is interested in helping out, please do...
  12. Southend's top nightspot offer

    Hi all, I'm just promoting a place in Southend that might be of interest to some of you. Its open till late most nights, has plenty of widescreen tvs so never short of something to watch, entry is free and drinks are really cheap - beer starts at 50p a pint and a bottle of wine from around...
  13. Restaurant recommendation

    Had one of the best meals I've ever had out yesterday at Christopher's American Grill and Martini Bar, near Drury Lane. http://www.londontown.com/LondonInformation/Restaurant/Christophers_American_Grill/90a7/ Take the missus next time you're in London, superb food and very reasonably...
  14. DTS

    Question Who does the food shopping in your house.

    Lads, I am at a crossroads. Mrs DtS and I have until recently done the food shopping as a joint effort. We rarely go and do a massive shop rather we go once a week and get stuff for the week. However it has come to my attention that if Mrs DtS goes on her own that we come back with so much...
  15. Slipperduke

    SZ Novella - Chapter Six

    Chapter Six - South Of The ShrimperZone? At This Time Of Night? Ricey edged away from Stokes, carefully keeping his eyes shielded from the Red Tube. As tempting as it was to allow himself to wallow in the intense glow of some very, very naughty thoughts, he knew from...well...erm, first hand...
  16. Winkle

    My Muts habits!

    I everyone, Sorry and all that as I dont get any spare time to post anything worthy or significance to embelish this great forum, but I have a rare day off and was trying to find and answer why, my Monty (44kg black gay labrador) as started eating his own s**t again. He as been on a very strict...
  17. canveyshrimper


    Probably been done before, but.... :D A Primary Teacher explains to her class that she is a Liverpool fan. She asks her students to raise their hands if they too are Liverpool fans. Everyone in the class raises their hand except one little girl. The teacher looks at the girl with surprise...
  18. TrueBlue

    TrueBlue's Real Food Heroes Part 1

    I am bored so I am going to do a shot series on who the real food heroes of the world are. Today I give you none other then.... COLONEL HARLAND SANDERS Kentucky Fried Chicken, pioneered by Colonel Harland Sanders, has grown to become one of the largest quick service food service systems in...
  19. Benfleet A1

    Setting the record straight

    Just to put this to bed. It appears that I have rattled a few feelings with my hating France thread so to put the record straight heres a couple of confessions. I proposed to my missus at the top of The Eiffel Tower during a romantic trip to Paris, had one of the best meals of my life there and...
  20. Benfleet A1

    Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

    Yeah I know it's old hat and they are years old repeats but I'm watching the one about the American Survivalists who just happen to be BBC listed right wing. Now the one family that LT stayed with were perfect Mien Hosts with the Mexican wife cooking traditional meals while the man of the house...