So this is democracy, is it? The public (the voting public I might add) are against it. The local authorities are against it. It is endangering the very foundations of our country. It’s damaging the environment. But the Government has

The horrors of supermarket slavery

I’m horrified, sickened and bewildered in equal measures about the modern slavery revelations and recent prosecutions in the Midlands. Apart from the appalling fact that this is going on here in the UK, it concerns me that so many of

The Edwardian food revolution

Despite being just a short nine-year interlude (1901-1910), the Edwardian era and the start of the 20th century changed the face of food and dining for us here in the UK. It fashioned some traditions, like afternoon tea, that are

The shame of Britain’s starving children

Starving children with rickets and other diseases caused by malnutrition. No warm clothes to wear in cold weather. Parents collapsing from hunger because they have given all their food to their children. Another refugee crisis? No. A humanitarian crisis? YES.

Telling the Christmas turkey to get stuffed!

If you’re keeping up, and I hope you are, you’ll remember we recently blogged about the increase in people adopting a flexitarian diet. Now, according to research, one in twelve people in the UK will be telling the turkey to