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Well it's still early but I've learned something already! Thank you!That made me smile.
I think in this country Pike is rarely eaten, and it is expected when fishing you put them back but I understand in Poland it is the traditional Christmas dish - son had a polish lad in his class.
Good point it's not the cheapest, or the most expensive, but he is settled there and it may be less expensive than a specialist home, providing he is still settled when they do the assessment.Hope the assessments go ok and don’t take too long as SS do seem to work slowly don’t they.
Glad the home put your mind at rest that they think your dad requires a home as they’ll be able tell SW same.
Maybe if not a dementia home but they are happy to keep dad as things are SS may decide to let him stay, possibly if cheaper than a dementia home they may agree more readily.
Its good to hear your dad seems to be settling more still. The pike story made me smile too. There are a few fishing programmes on tv nowadays and lots of cooking ones so you’re probably right he saw it on tv. Nice he complimented them on it.
Hah they probably would not have liked it, they didn't like having peas and sweetcorn in their rice so an unusual fish is definitely off the menu! I bet a sweet potato has never crossed the threshold! Reminds me of Peter Kay's 'Garlic? Bread?'Someone on professional MasterChef cooked pike last year. Apparently it was traditional in his part of France. Marcus Waring said it was an acquired taste, so I wonder what the residents would have thought if your dad had really got them one. I love the way the brain can come up with these ideas, and it sounds like the home managed your dad and his expectations really well.
they didn't like having peas and sweetcorn in their rice
I hate peas and sweetcorn in my rice - as a child for variety instead of sandwich lunches we had cold rice with peas sweetcorn and red pepper in - I really never want to see cold or hot rice with veg in like that.