You know when you get that warm, fuzzy feeling inside? When the bad boys suddenly do something good for a change? Well, that happened to me just before Easter. I had almost forgiven Tesco for some of its past transgressions
It’s that time of year again when the tension mounts in North Oxfordshire. That’s nothing to do with the tourist season, global warming or the price of fish. It’s the build-up to the annual Cherwell Business Awards. For the second
You know the phrase ‘use it or lose it’? It’s one that will soon be applied to the British Pork industry. Since 2002, half the UK’s dairy farms have gone out of business because it costs more to produce milk
I like to keep abreast of what’s happening on the food front and it’s not easy. It changes almost daily. We’re told to eat ‘this’ because it’s good for us. Then we’re told avoid ‘that’ because it’s bad for us.
My heart goes out to the thousands of people who were left homeless by the recent flooding up north. There’s no good time to have your home destroyed, whether by floods or anything else, but for it to happen over
When did you last treat yourself? I don’t mean just indulge yourself because it was a rainy day or the weekend, or because you felt like it. But when did you last treat yourself to something extra, extra special that
Every year it’s the same old thing in the run up to Christmas – pictures of happy smiling people bustling with bonhomie. Golden turkeys roasted and basted to perfection. Don’t you think it’s boring? Don’t you fancy something different for
I’ve been really heartened by the number of people on social media and in the press offering to help the homeless this Christmas. The number of people sleeping rough on the streets of England has risen by over 50% in
Well! Who watched the Great British Bake Off? Were you glued to your TVs? We were and we’re jubilant about the UK becoming a nation of home-bakers again. Sceptics might call this just another food fad whipped into a frenzy
Wanted. One large, robust brick wall – needed for head bashing exercise for frustrated food marketer and common sense advocate who is in despair over hospital food.
If you’re an organic food aficionado, or a grower who has survived the downturn in recent years, you’ll be pleased to hear the indications are that organics are once again a force to be reckoned with. And from where I’m
Fancy a cuppa? Well take my advice and walk straight past Costa Coffee and head for Pret A Manger instead. Until Costa reverses it’s policy on throwing away perfectly good food each day – keep walking! And while you’re at