There is a chance that you won’t be eating Turkey this year on Christmas Day. Perhaps you are eating duck, or even beef, not worried about moving away from tradition (or rather moving back towards tradition, away from Turkey which … Continue reading
I have spent some time recently staring at a poster of collective nouns for animals. Some of them make sense. A ‘glint of goldfish’ for example. Not difficult to see why a group of flitting goldfish might have inspired such … Continue reading
Pink, it seems, has not always been for girls. In the not so distant past, this dainty hue was actually the colour of choice for gentlemen. Ladies opted instead for blue, in homage to the Virgin Mary’s robes, but also, … Continue reading
Beetroot, I have decided, is the Marmite of the vegetable world. People are either Beetroot Lovers, (BL), or Beetroot Haters, (BH). I use the words love and hate with confidence as this strange vegetable seems to excite extreme emotion.