Holidays on a canal can be relaxing in middle age, and entertaining when young. I have only experienced the latter and there are too many stories to recount of meals falling into laps, people falling into canals, me landing in the snow and one outstanding time when something else fell rather inconveniently into the water. […]
These recipes are really good if you are on a slimming world diet. They are free on a green day (if you use the chicken as a healthy extra). You can leave out the chicken if you prefer but it does add depth to the flavour. If you don’t cook the split peas enough watch […]
What would we do without the ubiquitous supermarket? We are repeatedly reminded by farmers that supermarkets are the enemy of British farming, forcing down prices and dictating trading terms. Perhaps this is true. As I have said in my article ‘There’s No Way Out’, we have the society we deserve. Some farmers have used their […]
I was somewhat surprised after writing my article ‘There’s No Way Out’, to discover that I appear to be a socialist. But when I start to think about education I see that I am a ‘grey area’, a floating voter, a dinosaur. Is that a bad thing? As my two children are both at very […]
Read, Write, Listen, Think, Walk, talk, love, eat, drink, If there were no chores to do These simple things would see me through.
This is really good low fat food for any diet and a great way to use up slightly over ripe tomatoes from the reduced counter. It is good as part of a salad, as a starter served with crusty bread or as part of a mixed hors d’oevre. Large, ripe tomatoes, sliced in half across […]
This country is financed by a pot of money provided by The Tax Payer. The money is spent on our behalf by The Government. The poorest members of our society are the Non-tax Payers. These people, often through no fault of their own, need extra money from The Pot. Proportionally their health is poorer, they […]