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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Wednesday, October 30

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A little chocolate dilemma.

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Ramble of the Day

I’ve run out of chocolate. All I have is chocolate covered espresso beans, and they’re too sweet. They actually taste like a Starbucks caramel macchiato, but if it was only one sip. If you ask me, that’s a great quantity if you want that. Thing is, I don’t always want that.

I went to look for chocolate, in large quantities so I wouldn’t have to go chocolate shopping again soon. One of those big boxes might do the trick, but they don’t. I like one or two types; the Lindt bag has two dark chocolate types. It also has milk chocolate, which I’m afraid I’ll find too sweet; milk chocolate with caramel, which I know I’ll find too sweet; and white chocolate, which is a definite no. The other boxes are similar; they include multiple white chocolate options and one even includes marzipan, something whose qualities I’ve never been convinced by.

It turns out I need a box of dark chocolates, which means I’ll have to do a bit more searching. I’ll admit that I’ve barely done any looking, and that I’ll take any recommendations I can find. All I know is that it’s 10:11p and that I wanted dark chocolate, and that I don’t have outside of almonds covered in it, but it doesn’t hit the spot right now. I’ll probably just have a glass of milk instead.

tl;dr: I need some chocolate, and I’ve got to look for it.

Links of the Day

Bulgaria will play its next competitive home match behind closed doors after fans racially abused England players during a Euro 2020 qualifier.

Fiorentina’s Franck Ribéry has been suspended for three matches after pushing an assistant referee.

David Squires inquires about Arsenal’s Mesut Özil in his latest cartoon.

Today’s longer read: Emma Sanders interviews the American woman who quit her job and spent several months watching football matches around the world for the BBC