The idea of bringing delights onboard and not sharing them is obviously not in the best interests of harmony aboard, so I usually ask each crew member for a list of their particular likes and buy plenty for all when provisioning.
That little rustling of foil wrappers in the dark hours when everyone is meant to be asleep.
No, no no! Mark and his secret choccie stash
So what I do is assess the length of voyage and designate a minimum spend on naughty stuff for each crew and then buy it at the supermarket when I can supervise that they have actually spent the money on choccies...
These are not to be shared but for that person when they are alone on deck on watch or in their bunks sounding like a mouse.
one of the delights of a long night watch is to know I have 6 hours and 6 squares of chocolate. Do I en-gob-erate them all at once? Do I just try to have 5 tonight so I have 7 tomorrow?
I don't want my chocolate ration to be rationed. I want my own. Selfish? I don't care
To make sure no one wants mine I make sure everyone buys enough personal treats before we leave. We have weeks at sea before us... I just want something thats mine, personal, not community, something that proves to me I still have an identity.
Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Cadbruys.................................. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm