Imagine this… it’s a freezing cold day. You’re outside. Your fingers are numb. You’d give anything for a hot drink and the chance to sit in the warmth. But you’re homeless. Putting the kettle on isn’t an option.
In those immortal words… “I DON’T BELIEVE IT!” Judging by the public outcry over the three men being prosecuted by the CPS for ‘stealing’ food thrown away by Iceland, I’m not the only one in Victor Meldrew mode. It
It’s not that long ago that haggis was a delicacy rarely found outside Scotland. Traditionally served on Burns Night (25th January), haggis was accompanied by ‘chappit tatties and neeps’ (mashed potatoes and swede). In the most northerly parts of Scotland,
Recently, I took a look at how savvy supermarkets are donating unsold food to charity. That’s good, but it’s still not enough. The average household chucks away enough food to sink a fleet of battleships too. MP Richard Benyon MP
There’s nothing more guaranteed to melt the hardest heart than the sight of a young calf skipping happily along beside his mother… until it is presented on our plates, that is. Today, despite huge welfare changes, many of us still
We’re all so self-absorbed these days. I hold my hand up and admit it freely. We get wrapped up in work and family affairs and rarely spare more than a passing thought for things going on in the world around
Not long ago I watched a re-run of a TV programme based in the 60s. It made me laugh. It wasn’t a comedy. But the characters’ horror at a local restaurant found (by the environmental health police) to have goat
I hate waste. I worry about the world’s lack of resources. I’m scandalised by the amount of food that goes into landfill each year. I’m sickened to hear of people going hungry. In WW2, it was a criminal offence to