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Lunch 23

By SimonFletch  
What wonderful people you are..!
For all who voted and commented on Lunch 22, my sincere thanks.
For your User Awards, I am truly grateful to - Herman (Hermanus) - Lillian - Carol (Caziwinkles).
And even Mick, who, unknowingly perhaps, pushed my Moggies to '30'!. To avoid her guessing, I suggest you remove the handle from your wife's Christmas Pressie of a "superb non-stick frying pan", before wrapping it Mick, - she will surely think you have given her the world - one of your largest ever rusty washers.
What's that comment from Ed (Glostopcat) "....what we've come to expect from a man of your legendary prowess". Steady, Man, Steady, it's a little early to hit the 'christmas sorce'. Steady, in the ranks...!

Silly Sunday
Today's upload is an image of one named Mohamed, climber of coconut trees and selector of the finest Madafu. Madafu is the liquid of the green coconut. While I am sure many of my epz friends will have used coconut milk for cooking, or eaten the odd coconut - they are the fully mature version. When a coconut is green, the husk contains no solid coconut flesh; it is all clear, liquid, Madafu. Over a pint of the suff. Fermented in the sun, it is slightly alcoholic (steady, Ed, steady) and as well as hydrating the body, it is known to relieve urinary problems, kill intestinal worms, break up kidney stones, is used in blood transfusions, as an anti-bacterial, to control vomiting - and tastes bloody good with a large Gin in it. Indeed, it makes the most sublime Liquid Lunch.

See V2 for the proof...Smile

Have a Super Sunday.


Tags: Lunch Kenya Simon Coconut Gina Humour and fun Mohamed Madafu

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ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
22 Dec 2013 4:25AM
With all those medicinal uses it surely cannot taste good, but Gin could solve that problem. Is that you drinking the Madafu..I thought you were going to show us you eating Christmas pudding...
22 Dec 2013 4:40AM
And what is it not good for?

RonnieAG Plus
12 154 119 Scotland
22 Dec 2013 5:27AM
That's an interesting intro to these two shots, full of new info for me: and how well you timed V 1 to catch the coconut as it is thrown down.
The gin bit sounds quite promising too.
bobsblues 12 10 2 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 6:30AM
Not sure on the gin Simon vodka or whisky maybe, have good christmas and new year mate .

CarolG 15 199 20 Greece
22 Dec 2013 6:57AM
Is Mohammed your own personal madafu supplier, Simon? A very useful liquid in many ways, I do hope Mohammed doesn't partake of any whilst climbing those palms in search of the perfect fruit for his master Smile Happy Christmas to you from not so warm and sunny Crete. Carol
22 Dec 2013 7:17AM
Beautiful house, beautiful tree and delicious lunch indeed, I love you lunch series a lot !
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 8:23AM
I will check out Tesco Inverness for madafu this afternoon but will probably end up buying a bottle of gin. Have a great Christmas Simon.
22 Dec 2013 8:30AM
An interesting write up to an equally interesting and well timed V1.
V2 makes me quite envious - could do with a bit of warmth here, today!!
Seasons greeting to you and your family, Simon.

22 Dec 2013 8:32AM
Merry Christmas Simon, interesting images,
cardikit Junior Member 9 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 8:37AM
Send me Mohamed - and a large vat of madafu!! Pleeeease!!
Maybe I should have been drinking madafu on Friday night - my body would surely then have been totally cleansed!! TongueBlush
Perfectly timed in V1 - and a lovely image of you and the mrs in V2.

cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
22 Dec 2013 10:47AM
Merry Xmas from sign of snow then???? WinkGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
22 Dec 2013 11:30AM

Quote:Is Mohammed your own personal madafu supplier, Simon? A very useful liquid in many ways, I do hope Mohammed doesn't partake of any whilst climbing those palms in search of the perfect fruit for his master Smile Happy Christmas to you from not so warm and sunny Crete. Carol
If Mohammed is a muslim which I assume he is, the clue is in the name Carol, I doubt he will be partaking of any of said beverage so is therefore unlikely to fall from the trees due to over consumption of alchohol!!!WinkGrin I see the epzers' are not shy to comment on these two images this morning, and you and your good lady are enjoying the fruits of Mohammed's labours in the midday sun outside your house.
achieverswales 11 8 101 Wales
22 Dec 2013 12:11PM
I will partake in a wee dram (HIC) and drink to your health and wealth for Christmas and New Year Simon.


mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
22 Dec 2013 2:30PM
My stomach is getting too sensitive in my old age Simon,so I have to give up on these ''exotic'' drinks.
A pint of Guinness is about as exotic as I get nowadays !!
As for coconuts,it is only the Bounty bars where the coconut is surrounded by chocolate that I eat.
I do like the use of the coconut shells these dusky tropical island maidens make of them when they use them as a bra to go with their grass skirts.
A far better use I feel than these pantomime performers who use them as a sound effect for a galloping horse !!
And thank you for your card.
It is my first one from Kenya.
(And just an afterthough.Have you got dusky maidens in Kenya who use coconut shells for their bra's ?)
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
22 Dec 2013 4:35PM
Excellent shot Simon. I must say I enjoyed the info in your narrative. If I am ever lucky enough to get to Kenya I will be hunting hard for some of that milk.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
jacquig 8 3 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 5:14PM
V1 is a great shot of harvesting the coconuts, Simon - I've never seen them green before - and it's made even more enjoyable because of your really interesting introduction. They say the proof of the pudding is in the eating (or drinking), so I understand that v2's testing absolutely must be done.
ps: does Madafu clean ovens?!
Happy Christmas to you and your family. Smile
nonur 13 18 13 Turkey
22 Dec 2013 6:12PM
Merry Christmas to you and yours too! Great shots and so different for the season.
dark_lord Plus
17 2.9k 795 England
22 Dec 2013 8:27PM
Excellent timing on V1, though I note there are some coconuts left fro further attempts Grin
Mind you, with him holding that knife you had to get it right first time Smile

ali63 9 791 1 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 10:04PM
Great images,

Ali Smile
22 Dec 2013 10:09PM
Be careful walking under those trees, that's a potential ouch headed your way!!!
23 Dec 2013 9:48PM
Lovely shot Simon. Still think I will stick to bitter lemon in my gin though. Merry Christmas to you and yours. Cathy

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