Entertaining sophistication

      The festive season is slowly beginning and this year we had decided that in a little part of the celebrations there will be the added sophistication of a tin of properly made cheese biscuits placed on the groaning board of festive fare.
      We've had the wonderfully named 'Cocktail Assortment' stored in the shed for several years and in mum and dad's shed for a fifty years before that too. Sadly the veneer of sophistication fell away somewhat rapidly when we found that the tin was full of dad's old sea fishing leads.
      The boss said she could imagine the taste of those cocktail biscuits with some 'chub's cheddar' and pineapple being washed down with a glass of Babycham or Port and lemon.
      Never mind, the scrap value of the lead will help pay for Christmas.