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Would you like a flake with that?

4th Feb, 2012 | Posted by in Blog

Usually I post these blog entries around 7pm YMT (Yorkshire Mean Time) but I’ve got a very full day lined up, plus this is the perfect theme to write about early as it’s over and done with by 10am. I am of course talking about Ice Cream For Breakfast Day. Mmmm, beats muesli hands down!

I went for one scoop of butterscotch, one mint choc chip and one raspberry ripple, all in the same bowl, with a side plate of rum and raisin (alcohol at 9:30am, I think I might have a problem). Pretending that this was a perfectly normal breakfast, something that people enjoy every day, I melted a couple of scoops of coffee-flavoured ice cream in a mug and stirred it with a chocolate flake. Hundreds and thousands were sprinkled onto my meal as if they were sugar and I even ate wafers the way I would toast. Sometimes I like a little ketchup on my bacon and eggs, so I rummaged in the cupboard for sweet strawberry sauce and treated myself to a generous dollop when I found it.

The outcome: it was lovely having ice cream for breakfast, although today is Saturday and I don’t think it would have the same exciting feel to it on a work day. I’m definitely full but not to the extent that I feel queasy, despite scoffing a pretty sizeable amount of cold dessert before the postman had even done his rounds. However, I do think that come lunchtime I won’t know what to eat – it’s as if the day’s backwards (again), but then I like the idea of having runny egg and soldiers before bed.

I’ve just realised who I feel like – Tom Hanks in Big. That’s the finest result I could ever wish for.

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Rich Sutherland

Rich is a copywriter and social media manager who loves writing about random things in his spare time. Between weekly posts for Days of the Year, he can be found on his blog, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram. He also writes short stories within 140 characters on his @tinyweefiction channel. If you see him in the street, make sure to wave (he's 6'4" with glasses, a beard and rockabilly hair - can't miss him).
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