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  • A delicious, but forbidden*, childhood treat. Consisting of white bread and butter, with a yummy sugar filling.

    *: forbidden by my mother, on the grounds that sugar butties were a staple in poor families, and thus 'infra dig'. However, our housekeeper, the enabling Mrs McDaid**, would always sneak me one when I got home from school, as my mom would be busy seeing patients.

    **: before she succambe to the consequences of a misspent youth and two pack a day habit (tertiary syphilis and lung cancer, respectively).

    August 1, 2008

  • Wow. Would I have relished sugar butties as a boy? Probably.

    August 1, 2008