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Picnics

When was your last one?

CircusMaximus
CircusMaximus Male
2 months ago
Do you have a dedicated picnic hamper?
wonderoushen
wonderoushen Female
2 months ago
No, I'm not a fan of picnics, hard boiled aggs with sand blown on them, ants and trying to keep wasps off the food. I don't see what there is to like.
eurostar
eurostar Female
2 months ago
About a month ago lol there is a duck pond a few miles away and it's lovely to cycle down with a picnic to just sit and watch people and nature
Samx
Samx Male
2 months ago
Decades ago
Minnie-the-Minx
Minnie-the-Minx Female
2 months ago
My picnics are usually a few butties and an apple in my backpack when I go out for a walk.  No better reason to go for a walk, than to go searching for the perfect lunch spot.
Dudley2000
Dudley2000 Male
2 months ago
We've had some great picnicking weather this year.
Pixiefluff
Pixiefluff Female
2 months ago
Not a dedicated hamper no. But if the offers there for a picnic we usually share duties. My friend might do savory home made stuffs and I'll do sweet (or vice versa) I like the challenge of thinking of new stuff to make,  so we combine efforts. She usually chucks in a nice Italian beer for me .. nice. 
connexkev
connexkev Male
2 months ago
I haven't been on a picnic for years but have done a couple of barbeques last Summer. 
Mazer
Mazer Male
2 months ago
Our family have always had a lot of picnics and have done so a lot more during and after the pandemic. There can be as many as twenty of us in the park under a shady tree and find it more enjoyable than eating indoors.
Andromeda
Andromeda Female
2 months ago
That sounds great Mazer. Picnic parties in the park.
HotOrWot
HotOrWot Male
2 months ago
When I was a lad it seemed everyone had picnics and during the week made sandwiches and a drink to take to work. Not so much money about then.
persona_non_grata
persona_non_grata Male
2 months ago
Due to Covid I have walked in the countryside and picnicked a lot during the past few years. Socialising a lot more and meeting more people (old and new) outdoors which has been good. This has continued although it's slowed down a bit now I'm back working and coffee shops are open again.
Neros1954
Neros1954 Male
2 months ago
There was a time when I would have said the day would never come when people would buy tea, coffee and sandwiches in shops at grossly inflated prices, sometimes at hundreds of times more expense than making and taking them from home.
G-O-W
G-O-W Female
2 months ago
We like to do family picnics.
We can take the dogs, and my granddaughters get to run around.
There's usually too much food, which we share around.
NoSaint
NoSaint Female
2 months ago
Due to Covid I have walked in the countryside and picnicked a lot during the past few years. Socialising a lot more and meeting more people (old and new) outdoors which has been good. This has continued although it's slowed down a bit now I'm back working and coffee shops are open again.

I did the same and know it was the same for many others.
Molly
Molly Female
2 months ago
I might be having a picnic with friends today or tomorrow depending on the weather.
FBF_Peace
FBF_Peace Male
2 months ago
There was a time when I would have said the day would never come when people would buy tea, coffee and sandwiches in shops at grossly inflated prices, sometimes at hundreds of times more expense than making and taking them from home.

It demonstrates what a wealthy nation we have become.
G-O-W
G-O-W Female
2 months ago
I'm not sure it will carry on FBF.
It will be interesting to see if folk continue to buy their lunches ready made this winter, with the cost of living crisis.
Think about it; let's say £7 per day x 5 = £35 pw, that's £140 pm!
Surely people will need that money for their energy bills.
The same goes for takeaway coffees. I've had tea in a cardboard cup during covid when people wouldn't use china- disgusting!
Surely, flasks will become more popular.
It's a bit doubtful (going back on topic) that there will be many more days suitable for picnics this year.
SAD.
wonderoushen
wonderoushen Female
2 months ago
I think it may indicate what a stupid nation we've become if people are paying megabucks for a coffee
NoSaint
NoSaint Female
2 months ago
I think you are absolutely right wonderoushen. Our local Starbucks and Greggs and coffee shops are always busy with locals, many unemployed, paying exorbitant prices for drinks and food they good bring from home at a fraction of the price in the shops. Caffè Nero have a regular meeting day for single mums.
A wealthy nation where few have known real hardship.


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