Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Friday 21 November 2014


By the adhesive strength of Marmite, that is.

Being of a thrifty frame of mind and hating to see something I've paid good money for go to waste, I thought it would be an idea to add some hot water to the last scrapings with a view to adding a bit of flavour to a soup or stew or something.

But that, of course, required the lid to be removed, for the first time in a while.

There were pliers involved. And sundry remarks not to be repeated here. But at least the Council won't be complaining about food waste in the recycling.


  1. I'm sure there are some who do not consider that to be food in the first place... ;)

    1. Don't know whether it's allowed to be imported into the rest of Europe ...

    2. WCS - No doubt, but it's full of yeasty goodness, or at least salty-yeastiness, and sundry vitaminabob things.

      And there's no need to give our Europhobes any more ammunition, Herr Mago......

  2. I have heard of this, but thought it something along the like of The Questing Beast.