Biscuit news from the Daily Mail; Someone is auctioning off one of the biscuits that Ernest Shackleton brought with him on his Antarctic expedition in 1907, made by Huntley & Palmers.
By the way, 104 years is a rather respectable age fer a hobbit, never mind their biscuits!
If only I had £1.500… Biscuits are expensive these days, and no mistake. No wonder I am always short on coin.
Them polar explorers loved their biscuits, though. If they weren’t so busy running off into icy cold and danger all the time, one would think they were hobbits the lot of them. Here’s a picture of one of Amundsen’s biscuits, while Huntley & Palmers are still making Scott’s Expedition biscuits. Although these days, they use vegetable oil instead of lard…