Nottingham's most opinionated grocers on...
We never liked it, it’s horrible and it completely terrified us as children. The Daleks and the Cybermen might look a bit tame now, but back then they were frightening. Even just the music gives you the willies. The main Doctors of our era were John Pertwee and Peter Davidson, but we preferred them in Worzel Gummidge and All Creatures Great and Small. We didn’t like it then and we don’t like it now.
King Charles III
It was his birthday on 14 November and as usual we sent him a telegram. You just ring up a place in Northampton to send them and they go straight from there to the Buckingham Palace Post Office. We always used to send three each year, one for Charles, one for Diana and one for the Queen. But obviously he’s the last one left now. Maybe we should start sending them for William and Kate?
We stock what we believe is the best cheese in the world, Colston Bassett Stilton, made at Colston Bassett Dairy on Harby Lane in NG12. I recently went to a cheese shop in Louth, Lincolnshire and they sell it there for £29 a kilo. Yet in this backstreet greengrocer on Haydn Road it’s just £15 per kilo. The only other cheese we’ll have on our cheeseboard at home this Christmas is Somerset Brie, but that’s only local to folks who live in the South West.
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